Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

As ever, please make sure that your comments remain respectful of other people's opinions and keep to our online community house rules.
If we become concerned about you or anyone else while using one of our services, we will act in line with our safeguarding policy and procedures. This may involve sharing this information with relevant authorities to ensure we comply with our policies and legal obligations.

Is it possible to claim PIP and continue to work?

Options
tinkerbell66
tinkerbell66 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited October 2016 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi, I have rheumatoid arthritis and work 30 hours a week. Is it possible to claim PIP and continue to work?

Comments

  • [Deleted User]
    [Deleted User] Posts: 126 Listener
    Options
    yep, PIP isn't means-tested and isn't related to whether or not you work - you could be earning millions  and  still claim PIP.    It's paid on the basis that disabled people incur extra costs that non-disabled people don't face.  It's supposed to be a sort of financial 'leveller'

    -B x
Complete our feedback form and tell us how we can make the community better.

Do you need advice on your energy costs?


Scope’s Disability Energy Support service is open to any disabled household in England or Wales in which one or more disabled people live. You can get free advice from an expert adviser on managing energy debt, switching tariffs, contacting your supplier and more. Find out more information by visiting our
Disability Energy Support webpage.
If we become concerned about you or anyone else while using one of our services, we will act in line with our safeguarding policy and procedures. This may involve sharing this information with relevant authorities to ensure we comply with our policies and legal obligations.

Find out how to let us know if you're concerned about another member's safety.