Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024

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Hi, my name is Karen62!

Karen62 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi if I get pip standard living and enhance mobility can a student who gets a student loan and a maintenance loan claim cares allowance for looking after me please 


  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Community member Posts: 6,379 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Karen62   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for your question. I am unsure of an answer. A member of our team or community will know.

    May I suggest speak to CAB. They have a wealth of knowledge, expertise on benefit queries.

    We are a supportive community. Care and share.

    Please have a look at our information and advice may be useful.

    Please take care

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  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Posts: 10,581 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Karen62 and a very warm welcome to the community. Is the student full time? I found this online:
    This may be an adult or a child. The person claiming Carer's Allowance cannot earn more than £100 per week from other paid work. They also cannot be in full-time education. ... Part-time students who can show they are not expected to study 21 hours a week or more should still be able to claim Carer's Allowance
    Hope this helps :) Please feel free to use the community and have a look around!

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