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stacey85 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Hi I’m new here I have looked all over and can’t find anything that makes sense… so I put my first fit note into UC on the 11september 2023, I get paid on the 9th of every month I had my WCA and accepted on Lcwra (15th march) will  I be due any back pay and when will the payments show on my uc .. thank you in advance 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,235 Disability Gamechanger
    Providing there were no gaps in your fit notes until a decision was made then your waiting period will be…

    Oct to Jan… LCWRA starts from Assessment Period 3rd Jan to 2nd Feb and first payment will be 9th Feb. This means up to now they owe you 2 months LCWRA element.

    My advice assumes you’re not claiming UC with a partner that already receives the LCWRA element on your claim.

    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.
  • Hannah_Alumni
    Hannah_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,912 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @stacey85

    Just wanted to comment and say welcome to the community! :) Hope you are keeping well? 
    Hannah - She / Her

    Online Community Coordinator @ Scope

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  • stacey85
    stacey85 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
    thank you yes that makes more sense than some of the things I’ve read. No I’m not claiming with a partner just myself .. and thank you Hannah ☺️


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