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I've been awarded disability premium. Will I get the premium when my son turns 18 and claims UC?

vickyp
vickyp Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi ...I was just awarded disability premium off esa but was told that it will stop when my son turns 18...in September..he is in process of claiming universal credit..Will I  get my disability premium when he does?

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  • calcotti
    calcotti Member Posts: 3,072 Disability Gamechanger
    If you are referring to the Severe Disability Premium then you will stop getting this when your son turns 18 unless he also receives a disability benefit. UC is not a disability benefit.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • Ross_Scope
    Ross_Scope Posts: 5,005

    Scope community team

    edited June 8
    Hello @vickypand welcome to the community, has the above information been helpful?
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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 10,614 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @vickyp - & welcome to the community. I'm pleased your query has hopefully been answered.

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