Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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LCWRA award

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Wilsonwinehouse
Wilsonwinehouse Community member Posts: 42 Courageous
Hi guys.. 

I applied for UC on April the 28th, I've been awarded it and I'm waiting for my first payment. I also applied for limited capability for work, I was sent the questionnaire and completed that and returned it with evidence. 

I have been waiting for an assessment date but I received a letter in my journal today saying I had been awarded LCWRA, is it possible they've awarded it without me having too have an assessment, is that rare?

Thanks guys

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,016 Disability Gamechanger
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    You will have had a paper based assessment, rare but definitely possible. If you reported your health condition when you first claimed UC, supported by a fit note within 7 days of that then your waiting period for the LCWRA element will be as follows.

    April to July.. LCWRA starts from assessment period 28th July to 27th August and first payment will be 3rd Septemeber. It will increase your maximum entitlement by £390.06/month.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Wilsonwinehouse
    Wilsonwinehouse Community member Posts: 42 Courageous
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    Excellent, thanks very much
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