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Accidently posted discussion

RacheleLeahSilvera
RacheleLeahSilvera Member Posts: 77 Courageous
edited November 2020 in PIP, DLA, and AA
My computer is messing about. Apologies for any confusion.

Comments

  • woodbine
    woodbine Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,725 Disability Gamechanger
    is this what you refer to?

    Outside Greater London

    The benefit cap outside Greater London is:

    • £384.62 per week (£20,000 a year) if you’re in a couple
    • £384.62 per week (£20,000 a year) if you’re a single parent and your children live with you
    • £257.69 per week (£13,400 a year) if you’re a single adult

    Inside Greater London

    The benefit cap inside Greater London is:

    • £442.31 per week (£23,000 a year) if you’re in a couple
    • £442.31 per week (£23,000 a year) if you’re a single parent and your children live with you
    • £296.35 per week (£15,410 a year) if you’re a single adult
    or something else?
    Be extra nice to new members.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 31,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    I'm a little confused here because the title of your thread says " the fear of having your disability benefit reduced if you work" then you mention the benefit cap.

    If a person is claiming a disability benefit like DLA or PIP then they are exempt from the benefit cap. Also, if a disabiled person doesn't claim a disability benefit but earns more than £604 per month they are also exempt from the cap.
  • RacheleLeahSilvera
    RacheleLeahSilvera Member Posts: 77 Courageous
    woodbine said:
    is this what you refer to?

    Outside Greater London

    The benefit cap outside Greater London is:

    • £384.62 per week (£20,000 a year) if you’re in a couple
    • £384.62 per week (£20,000 a year) if you’re a single parent and your children live with you
    • £257.69 per week (£13,400 a year) if you’re a single adult

    Inside Greater London

    The benefit cap inside Greater London is:

    • £442.31 per week (£23,000 a year) if you’re in a couple
    • £442.31 per week (£23,000 a year) if you’re a single parent and your children live with you
    • £296.35 per week (£15,410 a year) if you’re a single adult
    or something else?
    @woodbine
    My computer is messing about. Apologies for any confusion.

  • RacheleLeahSilvera
    RacheleLeahSilvera Member Posts: 77 Courageous
    Hi,

    I'm a little confused here because the title of your thread says " the fear of having your disability benefit reduced if you work" then you mention the benefit cap.

    If a person is claiming a disability benefit like DLA or PIP then they are exempt from the benefit cap. Also, if a disabiled person doesn't claim a disability benefit but earns more than £604 per month they are also exempt from the cap.
    @poppy123456
    My computer is messing about. Apologies for any confusion.
  • woodbine
    woodbine Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,725 Disability Gamechanger
    No worries.
    Be extra nice to new members.

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