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Georgeb1992Georgeb1992 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited November 2019 in Universal Credit
Hi sorry to jump on this old post but am really confused I've started a claim of uc back in July and stated my sick notes in August's I had my work assignment and they have accepted me to put me on LWCA I told off my advisor that I would be back dated my LWCA from the day I sent my sick note in Ive received my statement today and they have added my LWCA to it but no back pay I've rang them up and they said we don't owe you any money so am really am confused 


  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    HI and welcome,

    I'm afraid you have been advised incorrectly. There's a 3 month waiting period for LCWRA, this means that you'll receive the extra money in the 4th complete assessment period from when you sent your first fit note. Based on that information i'm afraid there's no backdated money owed but the good news is you'll receive the extra £336 per month going forward.
    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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