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Hi, my name is mark5577! Looking for information over back payments on LCWRA

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mark5577
mark5577 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
edited February 2021 in Universal Credit (UC)
I'm looking for information over back payments on LCWRA I have been awarded it and will receive my first payment on the 23 February they have put on my statements on my UC account that from 23 May I have been paid but have never received any of it I have worked out that is when my back payments start from so when will I actually receive my back payment would it be added to my payment that's due on the 23 February if not how do I go about getting it

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Championing
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    Hi 

    You will get the back pay as seperated payment and will just go into your account 

    The fact your statements have changed is a good sign 

    You will probably find you get a letter in your journal but often you get thr money first just keep checking your bank 

    If you dont get it soon give them a call 
  • mark5577
    mark5577 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    Thanks for that hopefully it happens been over a year 
  • mark5577
    mark5577 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    Have got advice over my payments and they are saying that if its shown as being paid that it could be seen as illegal as its stated that I have received something that I haven't it would be the same if your boss gave you a pay slip saying that's how much you got paid and you only received half of it 
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 11,392 Scope online community team
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    Hi @mark5577. As part of the process of calculating backdated money, they change statements to reflect what should have been received as they need to review each statement/assessment period that you are owed for. Have you spoken to UC to ask when you'll be paid the backdated amount?
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