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Will job seekers allowance affect me getting PIP?

Jackson1Jackson1 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited March 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
Hi im on job seekers allowance  would that affect me getting pop as I have got a home vest soon do you have to tell them what other benefits in on we're  just worred I'll lose it and won't get extra support I need 

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  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi Jackson and welcome

    PIP is a non means tested benefit. It makes no difference whether you claim other benefits or work full time. If you meet the criteria for an award it will still be paid

    CR
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  • deb74deb74 Member Posts: 766 Pioneering
    hi jackson1. cockneyrebel is right i have been on jsa since january and still get pip. 
  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,692 Pioneering
    Hi Jackson1,

    Entitlement to PIP is about your functional ability to do the ten daily living tasks and the two mobility tasks. I've read plenty of PIP assessment reports and none of them ever mention the claimant's other income so I wouldn't worry about it.

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  • mintiminti Member Posts: 16 Listener
    we lost PIP just now because of full time job!
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    minti said:
    we lost PIP just now because of full time job!

    Hi,
    You've posted on a thread that is more than 2 years old. and the person that started the thread with the question hasn't returned in all that time. Lots of people successfully claim PIP while working, it just depends on your job and the reasons why you're claiming PIP.
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  • Ross_ScopeRoss_Scope Posts: 4,213

    Scope community team

    edited August 2020
    Hi @minti

    I have created a new discussion for your issue so that there is a higher chance of other users seeing it and supporting you, you can find it using the link below or clicking here.

    https://community.scope.org.uk/discussion/73401/we-lost-pip-just-now-because-of-full-time-job
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