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Hi, my name is debzz72! Lost transitional protection

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debzz72
debzz72 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
edited June 12 in Universal Credit (UC)

hello everyone I have a couple of questions I would like to ask the group

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  • Rosie_Scope
    Rosie_Scope Posts: 2,911 Scope online community team
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    Hello @debzz72, welcome to the community. Hope you're doing well today 😊

    We've got some really helpful members so I'm sure they'd be happy to help with your questions, feel free to ask away!

    Rosie (she/her)

    Online Community Coordinator @ Scope

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  • debzz72
    debzz72 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    I migrated from tax credits to universal credits in September 2023, I worked a lot more in peak season and my work coach knew my earnings were very up and down. Anyway to cut along story very short I didn’t know or was I told that if I didn’t meet the AET in 3 consecutive months which I didn’t I would lose my transitional protection which I have, and now I’m not get anything which has caused me a lot of distress, is there anything I can do as surely she should of told me? In my journal she just put I didn’t need to look for work and if anything changes she would let me know but she didn’t, I honestly didn’t know about aet until I looked deeper into this myself, there saying as I excepted my commitments and it’s tough.

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 55,990 Disability Gamechanger
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    Unfortunately, it's written into the managed migration process that TP erodes if you have 3 AP below the AET. As it's law there's nothing you can do unfortunately. This doesn't stop you making a formal complaint about the work coach though. There's information here about UC and complaints. Scroll to the bottom of this link for UC information. https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-work-pensions/about/complaints-procedure

    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.
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    debzz72 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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