Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024

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janep Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi I am in receipt of esa (not in the support group) and PIP - I am looking to start volenterring for just a few hours a week, (about 3 - 4) will I have to declare this and if so will it effect me benefits. thanks


  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Community member Posts: 5,209 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi jane and welcome

    Volunteering is a very noble thing to do, but you must be careful that what you do does not contravene the reasons that you are claiming benefits.
    For example, if you claim mobility then being a volunteer delivering leaflets may not be a good idea


    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
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