Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

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tanica123
tanica123 Community member Posts: 22 Listener
Hi there I have been awarded carers allowance and I got the letter that I have been awarded but they said another letter will follow after that with payments . How long does this take and my claim has been open since April so how much will I be backdated?

can anyone help ?

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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,162 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @tanica123 - it sounds like they're just working out how much you will be paid, & that a letter will be sent out explaining this, so best perhaps to just wait for this letter, tho you may get the money owed first.
  • tanica123
    tanica123 Community member Posts: 22 Listener
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    Do you know how long it takes for them to work out how much they owe me ? And would I get backdated from April till now ?
  • tanica123
    tanica123 Community member Posts: 22 Listener
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    It’s been ongoing from the 4th October . I was awarded on the 4th 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,135 Disability Gamechanger
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    I'm afraid the only ones that can answer that question is carers allowance theirself. You will need to ring them tomorrow when they open.
    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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