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1455
1455 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
im going in circles as usual re my adult lads benefits- my lad currently gets esa and pip and has had no issues re claiming or payments- hes been offered a chance to live with an uncle in eire- will he still be able to continue his uk based claim or will he need to reclaim in eire after a wait- residency isnt an issue thanks to the common travel area- in or out of the eu- ive tried looking things up for him but get lost in the crossover of the terms used- 'abroad' and ,common travel area' and citizens advice cannot give a clear reply one way or the other.... thanks in advance

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,127 Disability Gamechanger
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    HI and welcome,

    I'm one of the community champions here on scope and i'm here to help and advise others. Which part of Ireland are they thinking of moving to?
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • 1455
    1455 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
    edited January 2020
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    eire, nr clonmel [southern ireland]

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,127 Disability Gamechanger
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    I'm afraid i have no idea about that part. I do know that Northern Ireland would just be a change of address, if no housing benefit is needed.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • 1455
    1455 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,127 Disability Gamechanger
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    It will also depend when he's planning on moving, if it's after Brixit then everything could be totally different. This link maybe useful. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/living-in-ireland#benefits

    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • 1455
    1455 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
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    ok thanks- ill take a look- itll be after jan anyway
  • Ails
    Ails Community member Posts: 2,256 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @1455 and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you and thank you for sharing with us.  If there is anything else we can help/support you with then please just let us know.  All the best.  :smile:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
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