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can anyone explain ESA to me

happyfella Community member Posts: 461 Pioneering
Hi, I would like to understand ESA and if I would be entitled to it. I do not work and reeive full PIP. I also receive LCWR but this is swallowed up due to my wife receiving state pension and i am younger than her. I receive £390.06 LCWR but after deducations due to my wife receiving state pension, i only receive £271. So, i would like to know if it is possible to receive LCWR and ESA


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 49,593 Disability Gamechanger
    To be entitled to payments for New style ESA you will have needed to have worked at some point in tax years 2020/21 and 2021/22, if you haven't then you will not be entitled to any payments.

    If you have and you do claim it then it will be deducted in full from any UC entitlement.
    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.
  • happyfella
    happyfella Community member Posts: 461 Pioneering


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