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SDP and UC in the House of Commons

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edited May 2019 in Coffee lounge
Severe Disability Premium and Universal Credit were being talked about in the House of Commons earlier this week. There wasn't a great response to the issues raised, but it's good that there's some conversation about the topic and MPs are trying to raise awareness. In fact, Gerald Jones, the MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney has asked any of his constituents affected to get in touch with him.

UK House of Commons

For those who don't know, if you have SDP you can't currently claim Universal Credit, but unfortunately many people were improperly advised and were made to claim Universal Credit before this rule came into place, meaning that when they switched over to UC they lost their disability premiums.

Was anyone here incorrectly advised to switch over to Universal Credit?
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