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Pension Credit stopped
Hi, I am the registered. unpaid carer of my partner, who was until recently receiving the higher rate of DLA. I am not sure quite what he was receiving, but it was enough to qualify for a Blue Badge and a mobility car. He has just been told he no longer qualifies for PIP, as his score was too low. He has sent off a reconsideration form, but has also discovered that he has noty been paid his Pension Credit, the last payment was on 3rd April this year. He phoned Pension Credit to say he had not been paid, and had no letter to explain why. He was then referred to the "change of circumstances" department, but nobody seems to know why his PC payments were stopped about 4 weeks ago without notice, and before his DLA to PIPS assessment results were announced by letter. What Im asking, on his behalf, is it usual for Pension Credit to be stopped in this way, as a result of the DLA being stopped? I always thought that PC was means-tested so would have nought to do with DLA or PIPs entitlement. Any advice would be appreciated, thank you.