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Hi I am new to this group and really need some advice regarding capital and ESA.I know the main rules but need more detailed help around disregard rules for ESA.We are having £26 a week stopped from our benefit at the moment.We have obtained a sum of money from my husbands pension purely for the purpose of doing essential home repairs.He has not reached qualifying age. We have been struggling on benefits for so long and our house is in disrepair and needs quite a lot of work.There are two disabled people in the house and I myself have been diagnosed with fibromalgia.None of the repairs needed are covered by a grant as our council only gives loans now with added interest on.Now we have the money to start repairs they are saying it is capital and taking benefits.I know the DM guidelines say some money for repairs should be disregarded.The DWP man I spoke to said there is no such ruling..sorry this is so long,any help would be appreciated.