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When will I get ESA backdated?

Gilhurst
Gilhurst Member Posts: 2 Listener
When will I get esa backdated been on it since 2012

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  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,389 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Gilhurst   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    I do not know the answer to your question. Some from our community or team might know.

    Understand benefits are confusing and complex. I would consider speaking to CAB . Have a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Especially information, advice on all benefit enquiries. Good with form filling in. Giving support with that.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,795 Disability Gamechanger
    Gilhurst said:
    When will I get esa backdated been on it since 2012
    Hi,

    The underpayments are for those that transferred from Incapacity benefit to ESA. Whether you're one of those affected will totally depend on your circumstances. DWP will eventually contact everyone the transferred from IB to ESA.
  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,793 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Gilhurst, and a warm welcome to the community! I hope the above responses have helped to clarify things.
  • herbie1986
    herbie1986 Member Posts: 26 Connected
    They have until April 2019 to get everything sorted.

    I only found out about my letter on Wednesday
  • Gilhurst
    Gilhurst Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Where you just on esa benifit
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,795 Disability Gamechanger
    Whether or not you're owed any backdated money like i said will depend on circumstances. Living with a partner that works, household income, savings and capital all go against claiming any income related benefits. As you haven't given any information then it's impossible to help.
  • herbie1986
    herbie1986 Member Posts: 26 Connected
    Gilhurst said:
    Where you just on esa benifit
    No, I was migrated from incapacity benefit on to ESA CB based.

    I have no savings, partner, never worked since or before 2013, my sister she gets the premium as someone ages ago filled in esa3 form but I didn't know if I would get it, she too lives at home.
    She gets £254 I get £224.10.

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,795 Disability Gamechanger
    As you have a partner then what benefits is your partner claiming? You say they haven't working since 2013?
  • herbie1986
    herbie1986 Member Posts: 26 Connected
    Haven't worked before 2013 nor after.
    No partner


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