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Underpayment

hi I was on incomerelated and changed to esa in 2012 I’ve just had a a payment back dated 2014 I’ve been told that to get back dated to 2012 I will have to wait till next year to claim the extra two years I’ve had nothing in writing just told over the phone but I know people that have been paid from 2011 to 2018 can someone help me 

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    You'll need to contact DWP.
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  • ebanks09ebanks09 Member Posts: 2 Listener
  • deanjroach84deanjroach84 Member Posts: 14 Listener
    i recieved a 50 page form to complete regarding back payments to 2014 ...... i was wondering how long it takes before you hear any thing back??? 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    i recieved a 50 page form to complete regarding back payments to 2014 ...... i was wondering how long it takes before you hear any thing back??? 
    I'm not sure why you've asked the same question on multiple threads. Several weeks or more.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
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