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Income support

Anthony1987 Member Posts: 93 Listener
Has anyone eles income support gone down to £35.10 a week i just had letter saying that's what i be getting from the 28th i do get care allowance every week but don't get why its gone down now 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,696 Disability Gamechanger
    Carers Allowance affects Income support and as Carers Allowance will be paying you the money then this is taken from your Income Support £1 for £1. CA pay you the £64.30 per week, month or 3 monthly which ever you chose when you applied. Income Support then add a carers premium to your IS which is £36 per week. So figures are as follows... IS £73.10 per week Minus the carers allowance of £64.30 per week, gives a total of £8.80 per week, then add on the carers premium of £36 gives a total of £44.80 per week. Are you paying any money back for loans or anything?
  • Anthony1987
    Anthony1987 Member Posts: 93 Listener
    Yeah from a budget loan 9 quid a week but when i phoned up there said it's cos of my dla stopping but doesn't say that'd letter i still have some rent to pay etc but they havn't put that'd down so gonna have to send them a letter 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,696 Disability Gamechanger
    Do you claim Carers allowance for looking after someone?
  • Anthony1987
    Anthony1987 Member Posts: 93 Listener
    Yeah but gonna come of that'd soon as i can't do much house work with wat i got diagnosed with 


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