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Pension credit

chapp
chapp Member Posts: 3 Listener
Hope someone can help me    I will be getting a full pension in Jan 2021 when i am 66   i at the moment get esa   support pip and the   disabled premium of  65 85 a week will i   still get this  will i get pension credit very confused    

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,907 Disability Gamechanger
    HI and welcome,

    I'm one of the community champions here on scope and i'm here to help and advise others.

    When you reach state pension age and receive the state pension your ESA will stop. If you're still entitled to the severe disability premium then you'll need to claim pension credit because it will be paid in with this.
  • chapp
    chapp Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Thank you i was worried    as i will be getting the full amount of pension that it  would take me over the top the amount  i can get  you have put my mind at rest   thanks again   Lorraine Chappell 
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,154 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @chapp

    Good Morning & Welcome it’s great to meet you today .

    It’s great to see that @poppy123456 has managed to help you with things.

    Please please let me know if there’s anything else that we can help/support you with?????

    @steve51
  • Ails
    Ails Member Posts: 2,256 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @chapp and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you.  Please let us know if we can be of any further help to you.  All the best.  :smile:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,565 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community @chapp, please do let us know how you get on. :)
    Scope

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