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Hi can anyone help me on SDP (severe disability premium) it's all confusing looking on ni_direct it says.. You must get the disability premium or income related ESA or income support and one of the following benefits standard or enhanced daily living component of PIP I get i/r esa and get enhanced rate of daily living for pip does anybody now if I should be getting anything higher than the £24.10 Disability income Guarantee on my ESA thanks


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 31,459 Disability Gamechanger

    To be eligible for the SDP you must live alone or be classed as living alone (no over 18's living with you) unless they claim a qualifying benefit which can be either PIP daily living, DLA mid/high rate care or Attendance allowance. No one must be claiming either carers allowance or carers element of Universal credit for looking after you.

    I note that you're receiving the disability income guarantee which is Enhanced disability premium of £24.10 per week. This is couples rate of EDP, i'm assuming you're living with a partner?

    The other disability premium is not payable when claiming ESA.
  • OSCAR1
    OSCAR1 Member Posts: 38 Connected
    Thank you poppy ??


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