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Will my contribution based ESA change if I get PIP?

sanch Member Posts: 3 Listener
Will my ESA benefit change if I get pip its currently based on contribution esa?


  • calcotti
    calcotti Member Posts: 5,299 Disability Gamechanger
    Is it new style ESA? If so that is only contribution based and will not be affected by the PIP.

    if it is contribution based legacy ESA then in some limited circumstances you might become entitled to an income based ESA top up. 

    What ESA are you claiming?

    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • wilko
    wilko Member Posts: 2,449 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello and welcome. PIP benefits payments are not taken into account when claiming other benefits.


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