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Hi could anyone help me with how the payments work

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Jdi231
Jdi231 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
edited August 2023 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hi, I was wondering if anyone could help me with my question about the payment for LCWRA, I read on the UC website that the standard payment for LCWRA is £390.06 a month, I'm currently just on the standard allowance of £292.11, Ive been told that I will start to get my new payment for LCWRA in September next month, but does that mean ill get both payments monthly or will I just be getting the LCWRA payment from now on?
Thank you.
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,274 Disability Gamechanger
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    You will receive both payments because LCWRA is part of UC and increases your maximum UC entitlement. LCWRA will be paid in with your usual monthly payment from September.
    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.
  • Sean4w
    Sean4w Community member Posts: 21 Listener
    edited August 2023
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    The 390 is a Top-up, it will be added to what you usually get for UC. So you will recieve £682.17 per month on the regular day you get UC.

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