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Hi, my name is wayneish My UC is paid the 4th every month but there was no sign of it

eayneish
eayneish Community member Posts: 8 Listener
edited December 2023 in Universal Credit (UC)
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 53,926 Disability Gamechanger
    What questions do you have? I’m sure someone will be able to advise you. 
    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.
  • Albus_Scope
    Albus_Scope Posts: 3,930 Scope online community team
    Hey there @eayneish and welcome to the community. :)

    As Poppy has said, please feel free to ask away and we'll all do our best to help you. 
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  • eayneish
    eayneish Community member Posts: 8 Listener
    Hi and thanks. I have a question re LCWRA. On the 21/11 I had a letter through my journal that I qualified for it and to check my statement. My UC is paid the 4th every month but there was no sign of it.  I tried to contact DWP and they mentioned the 3 month wait and confirmed that period started in 24/08 when my 1st sick/fit note began but offered no further info. Any idea when I should get something?
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 53,926 Disability Gamechanger
    Your waiting period will be Aug to Nov… LCWRA starts from Nov 29th to Dec 28th and first payment will be 4th Jan. No LCWRA element is owed.

    This is because the waiting period is 3 full assessment periods from when you provided your first fit note. It’s then paid from the 4th month, with first payment being the end of that month because UC is paid 1 month in arrears. 
    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.
  • eayneish
    eayneish Community member Posts: 8 Listener
    Thanks Poppy!
    Strangely enough I've just had a message in my journal confirming the 4th January as well. I did ask about the backpay because I was under the impression that they paid it from the date of first sick note even though there's the 3 month wait for 1st payment.  I'm just happy to get anything tbh. Thanks again. 🙂

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