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Benefits advice needed
Hi all this is a long one .im disabled and my hubby is my carer . Hubby off work sick his ssp has now ran out .he gets carers now 62.00a week . I was getting esa until afew days ago .he was told to income support top up so he did . It was a joint claim he was told to do . Esa stopped cos of i s claim . Apparantly u can choose which benefit to go on its maddness .no one gave us any guidance as to what to claim whether it be income related or contrbutions based esa or income support .we get h b and c t benefit but we will be getting less than 100 a week .we have a grandchild too we bring up . No maintainence from parents .i was getting 109 a week on esa in my own right . We will be getting 159 a fortnight from next week .