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When would I start to be paid LCWRA ?

CP20 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
I first joined UC on 5th of may 2023. Had my first fit note submitted on the 10th of may. I had my LCWRA decision made on the 23rd of June. I’m just unsure of how the waiting period thing works and when I’d start being paid the extra money. 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 49,582 Disability Gamechanger
    If you reported your health condition when you first claimed UC on 5th May, your waiting period will be May/June, June/July, July/August... LCWRA starts from assessment period 5th August to 4th Sept and first payment will be 11th September. No LCWRA element is owed.

    If you or a partner were receiving any earnings since you claimed UC and you didn't previously have the work allowance then you'll be owed some money for that.
    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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