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LCWRA question

LondonDisabled Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Hello. Today 14th November 2023, I received a letter on my UC journal stating that I had been awarded the LCWRA. 

I first submitted my sick note on 23rd May 2023. 

I was then asked to fill in my WCA form and send it off, which I did on the 16th August 2023. 

I then received a message on my journal today 14th November 2923 telling me LCWRA had been awarded. 

I’ve had no gaps in my sick notes, and no partner on my claim. 

I usually get paid on the 9th of every month. 

Can anyone help me as to when I’ll get the LCWRA, and how much extra each month I’ll get on top of my UC?

 Also, can anyone work out if, and or when I will get a back payment? If so, how much back payment will there be?



  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 49,593 Disability Gamechanger
    Your waiting period will be June/July, July/August, August/Sept… LCWRA starts from assessment period 3rd Sept to 2nd Oct and first payment will be 9th October. 

    Up to now they owe you 2 months LCWRA element. This will increase your maximum UC entitlement by £390.06/month. 

    How much they owe you exactly will depend on the exact figures.

    If you were receiving any earnings since you reported your health condition and you didn’t previously have the work allowance they will owe you some money for this.

    Money owed will be paid separately to your usual monthly payment and often takes quite a few weeks to pay it. 
    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.
  • LondonDisabled
    LondonDisabled Community member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thanks so much for your quick reply and help. I will report back if I come in to any further problems


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