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Hi, my name is kevin! Am I eligible for SDP?

ka101
ka101 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
Hi 

I have a question about sdp. Who do I contact to get this I currently receive LCWRA and pip  at standard rate since 2021. I’ve also checked me Universal Credit statement and can see that it has not automatically been applied when I receive pip and housing benefit.

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  • rubin16
    rubin16 Community member, Scope Member Posts: 495 Pioneering
    edited April 1
    Hi Welcome to the community,

    You don't get SDP with UC and LCWRA. You only qualify if you have income related Employment Support Allowence (ESA), Income Support or Income related Job-seekers allowence (JSA) and have PIP Daily Living.

    You can see the Eligability here: https://www.gov.uk/disability-premiums/eligibility

    Hope this helps.
    I have Autism, ADHD, Schizophrenia, Gilberts Syndrome and Crohn's Disease and have knowledge in these areas.


  • Rosie_Scope
    Rosie_Scope Posts: 2,079 Scope online community team
    Hello @ka101 welcome to the community, I hope you've had a good weekend :) 

    As Rubin posted above, unfortunately being on Universal Credit doesn't qualify you for SDP. There's also a little about it on the Scope website if you'd like to read about it

    I'll pop your question over to our benefits and financial support boards in case you have any more questions :)
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 53,808 Disability Gamechanger
    ka101 said:
    Hi 

    I have a question about sdp. Who do I contact to get this I currently receive LCWRA
    LCWRA is part of UC, it's not a benefit on its own. Rubin is correct, SDP doesn't exist with UC, the same as all other disability premiums. 
    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.
  • ka101
    ka101 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
    rubin16 said:
    Hi Welcome to the community,

    You don't get SDP with UC and LCWRA. You only qualify if you have income related Employment Support Allowence (ESA), Income Support or Income related Job-seekers allowence (JSA) and have PIP Daily Living.

    You can see the Eligability here: https://www.gov.uk/disability-premiums/eligibility

    Hope this helps.
    Thank you for your response I currently have PIP daily living does that mean I am entitled to it? 
  • ka101
    ka101 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
    Hello @ka101 welcome to the community, I hope you've had a good weekend :) 

    As Rubin posted above, unfortunately being on Universal Credit doesn't qualify you for SDP. There's also a little about it on the Scope website if you'd like to read about it

    I'll pop your question over to our benefits and financial support boards in case you have any more questions :)
    Thank you Rosie I currently get PIP DAILY LIVING am I still entitled to it?
  • rubin16
    rubin16 Community member, Scope Member Posts: 495 Pioneering
    ka101 said:
    rubin16 said:
    Hi Welcome to the community,

    You don't get SDP with UC and LCWRA. You only qualify if you have income related Employment Support Allowence (ESA), Income Support or Income related Job-seekers allowence (JSA) and have PIP Daily Living.

    You can see the Eligability here: https://www.gov.uk/disability-premiums/eligibility

    Hope this helps.
    Thank you for your response I currently have PIP daily living does that mean I am entitled to it? 

    No you don't get it with Universal Credit, Its only with old style legacy benefits such as Income Related Employment Support Allowence (ESA), Income Support, Income Related Jobseekers Allowence (JSA) or Pension Credits who have disability premiums.
    I have Autism, ADHD, Schizophrenia, Gilberts Syndrome and Crohn's Disease and have knowledge in these areas.


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 53,808 Disability Gamechanger
    ka101 said:
    rubin16 said:
    Hi Welcome to the community,

    You don't get SDP with UC and LCWRA. You only qualify if you have income related Employment Support Allowence (ESA), Income Support or Income related Job-seekers allowence (JSA) and have PIP Daily Living.

    You can see the Eligability here: https://www.gov.uk/disability-premiums/eligibility

    Hope this helps.
    Thank you for your response I currently have PIP daily living does that mean I am entitled to it? 
    PIP daily living is just part of the qualifying criteria. As you're not claiming any of the other benefits mentioned by Rubin, then you do not qualify. 
    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.
  • Rosie_Scope
    Rosie_Scope Posts: 2,079 Scope online community team
    edited April 1
    Rubin and Poppy are right @ka101, it can be a little confusing but you would need to be on one of the old-style benefits as well as your PIP to be eligible for SDP.

    Universal Credit isn't one of the eligible benefits, so you won't be entitled even though you are on PIP. I hope that makes sense :)
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