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Esa/universal credit

bongobongo Member Posts: 8 Listener
hi all,i will soon be going for a Esa assessment,so if i get any payments fromEsa will they basically award me Esa then take off the same amount from universal credit, payment ?  ,
kind regards 


  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger

    If you're claiming Contributions based ESA or New style ESA and UC then your ESA will be deducted £1 for £1 from your UC payments and this should already be happening now.
    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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