Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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Question about the SDP and my pip renewal.

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supremescott
supremescott Community member Posts: 2 Listener

I’m in the support group and claim SDP (mother is on pip aswell) and I receive my high rate on both. My renewal started in October, all forms sent back and been getting the standard text every couple of months.

My question is my pip award is due to end next month and I’ve received my letter to say it’s been extended by a year, from what I understand from reading on here, i have to ring esa to let them know it’s been extended so I can carry on receiving my SDP. I just wanted to double check before the call tomorrow.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,159 Disability Gamechanger
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    Yes, I'd advise you to ring ESA because the system may not know it's been extended and your ESA payment maybe suspended or the SDP removed once your PIP was originally due to end.

    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.
  • supremescott
    supremescott Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    thankyou poppy. First time posting but I’ve seen and used so much advice (a lot from yourself) that’s helped me. Thanks again

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