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Pensions, PIP and carers allowance

shebw53shebw53 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited May 2017 in PIP, DLA and AA
My husband who is on a pension as I am myself my husband gets pip if I claim carers allowance does it come out of his pip or is it paid to me independently ?


  • Castleford1Castleford1 Member Posts: 61 Courageous
    You cannot claim State Pension and Carers Allowance together as they are classed as overlapping benefits.  You can still have what they call an underlying right to Carers Allowance which helps towards Council Tax and Pension Credit.
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