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lucyyy
lucyyy Community member Posts: 19 Listener
Limited capability for work just got my letter do I have to start job searching again I don't understand and will I get extra money sorry so confused with it.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,295 Disability Gamechanger
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    There's no extra money if the decision was Limited Capability for Work. (LCW) There's only extra money if the decision was Limited Capability For Work Related Activity. (LCWRA)

    Please have another look to see exactly what the decison is.
    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.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,295 Disability Gamechanger
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    Were you able to check to see exactly what the decision is?
    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.
  • lucyyy
    lucyyy Community member Posts: 19 Listener
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  • lucyyy
    lucyyy Community member Posts: 19 Listener
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    That what it says x
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,295 Disability Gamechanger
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    Thanks. That's LCW. There's no extra money for this because the rules changed in April 2017 for new claimants. 

    As the letter advises, you won't be expected to look for work but maybe expected to attend work focused interviews to prepare to work in the future. What is expected of you will depend on your claimant commiments.

    If you disagree with the decision and they you qualify for LCWRA then you can request the Mandatory Reconsideration. (MR) You can either request this on yout journal, or write a letter and send it to UC. You should state the reasons why you think you should have been found to have LCWRA. Before going ahead with this you should look at the descriptors to see if any of them apply (you only need 1)

    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.
  • lucyyy
    lucyyy Community member Posts: 19 Listener
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    Thankyou for explaining it to me poppy ☺️ xx
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,295 Disability Gamechanger
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    You're welcome. :)
    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.

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