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Been taken out of support group

MfarrellMfarrell Member Posts: 12 Listener
Hi can anyone help me I have been in the support group Esa since July 2015.I am going for a medical assessment on 9th may can I be taken out of support group I am 62 years old and I get the Sdp, I have physical and mental dissabilites, any help or advice good health to all


  • Dotty123Dotty123 Member Posts: 492 Pioneering
    Oh yes I have been on esa and support group yrs had assessment jan and taken off both so in tribunal don’t matter how old you are or I’ll they seem to have taken it off lot peaple 
  • Dotty123Dotty123 Member Posts: 492 Pioneering
    If you lose esa and support you lose sdp also 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger

    Once a decision is made you will either be kept in the Support Group, moved to the WRAG or be found fit for work. If you're found fit for work your ESA including the SDP will stop.

    Evidence will be needed to support your claim.
    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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