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Moving home New laws January 2019

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aylasnan
aylasnan Community member Posts: 33 Connected
Am I right in thinking under the change of law this month, that as an ESA support group claimant with SDP entitlement, I can now move to a full UC area and continue to claim housing benefit? Also, will I still recieve SDP with my new claim? 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,159 Disability Gamechanger
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    That is correct as from 16th January 2019 those claiming SDP will not be able to claim UC until transitional support protection is in place later this year. If you move your current benefits will not be affected. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2019/10/made

    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
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  • aylasnan
    aylasnan Community member Posts: 33 Connected
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    Fantastic. Thankyou.
  • charlie79
    charlie79 Community member Posts: 258 Pioneering
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    I claim SDP but waiting for home assessment does this apply to me . I amin a support group as well. Sorry to intrude but I would appreciate any advise
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,159 Disability Gamechanger
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    Yes, it applies to everyone that claims SDP. You won't be able to claim UC until transitional support protection is in place.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • charlie79
    charlie79 Community member Posts: 258 Pioneering
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    THE 3 YEARS OF MY ESA HAS RUN ITS CAUSE IN OCTOBER WOULD I HAVE CLAIM UC OR WOULD MY ESA CARRY ON
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,159 Disability Gamechanger
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    Your payments will continue, unless you're found fit for work. As you claim SDP you can't claim UC anyway.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • charlie79
    charlie79 Community member Posts: 258 Pioneering
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    YOUR A STAR THANK YOU FOR THAT
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,159 Disability Gamechanger
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    You're welcome :)
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • charlie79
    charlie79 Community member Posts: 258 Pioneering
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    EVEN THOUGH IM DOING ASSESSMENT NOW WILL I HAVE TO BE REASSESSED IN OCTOBER AS WELL
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,159 Disability Gamechanger
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    They can re-asses you at anytime. The time scale they give you doesn't mean anything, which i why they never put the time scale on decision letters.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
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