Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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woodbine
woodbine Community member Posts: 12,112 Disability Gamechanger
For those who don't qualify for carers allowance, carers credit can be useful for paying your N.I cont.

https://www.gov.uk/carers-credit

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Thanks for sharing 

    I think it's about time children who are carers get something I know they are not of working age but sometimes they are full time carers meaning the gov doesnt have to provide a funded carer 

    I reward my son out of my PIP as that is there to help with cost of care 
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 12,112 Disability Gamechanger
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    @janer1967 agree entirely you read about kids as young as six being unpaid carers and it's wrong that there efforts go unrewarded, even a token amount like £20 a week would make a huge difference to them.
    But I thought the carers credit might be useful for some who don't get N.I credits because they don't qualify for CA.

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  • Ross_Alumni
    Ross_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,650 Disability Gamechanger
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    Thanks for sharing @woodbine

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