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Hi, my name is ste33c!

ste33c Community member Posts: 1 Listener
My ESA payments get stopped then restart then sop note restarted and the days keep changing why is this????


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,310 Disability Gamechanger
    It will be impossible for anyone here to tell you why your payments are stopping and starting.

    One thing does come to mind is that if there was a gap in your fit note then this could be why payments stopped but I can only guess. 

    Your ESA payment date every fortnight should remain the same as always because your payment day is determined by the last 2 numbers of your NI number. 

    You will need to ring ESA to ask. 
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  • Jimm_Scope
    Jimm_Scope Posts: 3,251 Scope online community team
    Hi @ste33c, welcome to our community :) I am sorry to hear about your benefits stopping and starting. There could be a few reasons, and the only place to get a confirmation is ESA itself. You can call them using the Jobcentre Plus number:  0800 169 0310
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