Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

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dkb123
dkb123 Community member, Scope Member Posts: 166 Pioneering
It would seem I will never draw my state pension under UC rules ,my partner is 20 year younger than me so I will be at least 86 when he is eligible , and i will probably be dead, does this only apply to pension credit or does it also apply to the basic payment  

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,136 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi,

    State pension is from your NI contributions and isn't means tested so that won't be affected.
    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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