Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
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ESA questions?

nanalindananalinda Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hello all, first time on here i hope you can help,  I have filled out a esa claim form, i have had a reply. esa.. contributions is unsuccessful.  income based esa will be on going with evidence i need to send, All that is ok up to now. My question is please my partner is in fulltime work will esa be denied on that basis. I do not want to go through all that palava if that will be the case. Thanks


  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,258 Disability Gamechanger
    ESA(IR) is dependant on income and savings ie. it is a means tested benefit.So if you partner is earning you may not end up with a payment. I assume that ESA was refused due to NI contributions. By claiming ESA(IR) you may get NI credit but I also may be wrong ( I often am )
    Subject to getting a more sensible reply you may be advised
    a) put your details into ann online benefit calculator
    b) seek trained advice from CAM

    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • steve51steve51 Community champion Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @nanalinda

    Welcome to our online community & website !!!!

    I have attached a link to our online "Benefit Calculator"


    Please please let me know if I can help you further with this ????
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