Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
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Disability Premium

Hi, I won my appeal for ESA on Wednesday. I have been placed in the Support Group. Whilst I've been appealing I haven't been receiving my Disasbility Premium. Will this now be reinstated and will it be backdated. Thank you

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    Great news. The Enhanced disability premium is automatically paid when claiming ESA Income Related in the Support Group. It will be backdated to the date you were found fit for work. Backdated money can take 8 weeks and you'll need to continue to send in the sick notes until DWP contact you.
    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.
  • tony041265tony041265 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Thank you Poppy. 
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