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millierex
millierex Member Posts: 9 Listener
edited January 2019 in Universal Credit (UC)

Please can I have some help for the questions about universal credit work capability  that I will write at the bottom of this, thank you I am very confused.


Here is my information: 

  • I re-applied for UC on the 11th of September after cancelling my claim due to wrong advice from jobcentre 
  • the job centre messed up my claim so they backdated my claim to august. 
  • My claim was fully submitted and backdated to the 12th Of  August 2018
  • My first payment was the 18th of September 2018
  • I started handing in fit notes as I am unable to work
  • 7th Of November , I got a letter including forms for the limited capability for work assessment 
  • I sent in these forms 1/2 weeks after the 7th 
  • I had my work capability assessment on the 20th of December 
  • Today (3rd of January 2019) I got a letter saying I have a limited capability for work related activity and will be paid an extra £328 each month
  • The letter said that i will get another letter notifying me of any backpayment if I am due it.


My questions: 

  • I read about a 3 month waiting time, does this mean I have to wait another 3 months (until April) to receive my additional money.
  • Roughly when will I receive the extra money( my payment dates are the 18th of each month)
  • What is the backpayment talking about?

Thank you for any help I am finding this confusing and not understand when the waiting period is for

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