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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UC and SDP

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vickye90
vickye90 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
edited April 2019 in Universal Credit (UC)
I don’t know if anyone can help I am not getting anywhere with uc. When I was on esa I was getting the sdp rate I am getting pip currently and not to be reassessed for a while but lost my sdp on uc so down money each month I had to move over to uc as I moved address but they are saying I Am not untitled to the sdp on uc esa are saying I should still be getting it does anyone no I move over in October thanks 

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  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Community member Posts: 5,209 Disability Gamechanger
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    There is currently no SDP payable under UC, this has caused a big controvesy and now anyone that is in receipt of SDP cannot claim UC. There has been talk that no one should lose out from the change over and losing SDP. Currently nothing is in place to rectify this for people in your situation but it will be addressed at some time in the future. It doesn't help you at the moment but when it is put in place there should be backdated payments. As you know DWP move at the speed of a glacier
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • vickye90
    vickye90 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    Ok thank you as online there are different things and it’s so confusing it’s so frustrating as some people say I should still get it then some say no but thank you for your comment makes things clearer 
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