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LCWRA backdating query

Shaneblack2428 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited July 2020 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hi I've been awarded lcwra from universal credit backdated from Oct 18 and payment to be backdated from Jan 19 taking in the 3 mth asse period. My first payment is due Aug the 1st 2020 and is on my statement now but they owe me 18 mths backpay still when will I expect to receive this please???? 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 25,647 Disability Gamechanger
    HI and welcome,

    Backdated money is usually paid separately to your usual monthly payment. This is because they have to calculate how much they owe you first. Once it's calculated it will be uploaded onto your journal. How much backdated money they owe you will depend on when your assessment period dates are and when you first sent your first fit note because it's 3 full assessment periods of waiting time.


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