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ESA or pension credits?

themajor2
themajor2 Member Posts: 2 Listener
I am 64 years of age and am now suffering with severe osteoarthritis and can not work. I am now being assessed and am claiming ESA I will be 65 in October and I am way short in my NI contributions to get a full pension and I need advice as to what benefits that I am entitled to. I was told by the DWP that I could either claim ESA or pension credits. I don't understand the implications so some good advice would be most welcome

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