Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
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My partner failed her ATOS assessment, but now my ESA has stopped too - why?

wing940wing940 Member Posts: 4 Listener


  • wing940wing940 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    If anyone can help I been claiming ESA and my partner is also claiming she fail atos assessment which iam acutely should fail because she was nest and tidy with clean clothes on how pathetic .any her ESA has stopped but mine has to ! Phoned them and there say I haven't claimed ESA mmmm well I been getting the money lol but now have stopped mine any ideas ????

  • Liam_AlumniLiam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 1,113 Pioneering
    Hi @wing940,

    Welcome to Scope's online community! It's great to have you on board.

    I'm sorry to hear about the problems you've been having with ESA. I've moved this discussion to our Ask a Benefits advisor category, where our advisor and other members of the community may be able to help.
  • dogfatherdogfather Member Posts: 61 Connected
    I am sure the benefits advisor will have much more info. RE ESA were you and your wife claiming contribution based ESA or income related. Which support group were you in, if you are in the work related group you only get the ESA for a year I believe. I think people in the support group get it for ever or until they are reassessed! I think you need to speak to the ESA people to find out more details re why the benefit has been stopped. 
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