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.

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norton
norton Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Hi.i am receiving esa ( support group) my husband is not working.   Would my benefits be affected by claiming carers allowance. 
Thank you 
 

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  • BenefitsTrainingCo
    BenefitsTrainingCo Community member Posts: 2,621 Pioneering
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    Hello Norton

    To claim Carers Allowance someone must be looking after someone who is in receipt of a qualifying benefit e.g. PIP - daily living.  Is this the case?

    If you/your husband do claim Carers Allowance then all relevant benefit agencies should be informed.  This is because claiming Carers Allowance will affect benefit entitlement, but generally it can increase your total benefit income. 

    Kind regards

    Maria Solomon
    The Benefits Training Co:

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    norton Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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