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kass Member Posts: 65 Connected
edited February 2018 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hello  I was getting severely disabled payment in 2016 2017 and it's stop with no letter telling me why....i got pip the standard rate care and I was sent a letter saying I could claim the severely disabled payment witch I did.....i was getting 61.85 aweek I have a husband witch he is on a visa with no public funding witch he can't claim nothing from benefits and he can't claim no cares allowes also...

I'm a carer for my sister witch I care for but I can't understand why it's been stop I only change my address to my new address 

Thank You 



  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,798 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @kass, so sorry to hear that your benefits have stopped and that you haven't even had a letter. Have you tried getting in touch with the DWP to see if they can tell you what happened? It may have been done in error.
  • kass
    kass Member Posts: 65 Connected
    Hi ya I did ring them but I was told I have a husband but he can not claim no benefits at all with him being on a visa he in no recipt of public funding

    Thank You 
  • mikehughescq
    mikehughescq Posts: 8,847 Connected
    The problem you may be having is that SDP is paid if you're claiming a qualifying benefit; live alone (i.e. no non-dependant over 18 lives with you) and no-one claims CA for you. If your partner lives with you then you no longer live alone. SDP should have carried on for 3 months after they moved in and then it would ordinarily be correct that it ceases.
  • kass
    kass Member Posts: 65 Connected
    I have been told the SDP don't carry on for 3 month after a partner move in I was told it dose carry on can someone  please tell me if it carry on or not please 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 28,573 Disability Gamechanger
    No, sorry SDP does not continue for a further 3 months. It stops because youre no longer entitled to it because you don't live alone.
  • kass
    kass Member Posts: 65 Connected
    I understand about the SDP now but I just want to clear something up my Statement of Entitlement for pip was 6th June 2016 and I got my first payment for SDP on the 24 July 2016....

    I did not get no backdated pay with my SDP should I have been due to any backdated pay from when my awared of pip was Entitled 


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