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LCWRA - What should I expect in terms of backpayment?

pinkcat86 Member Posts: 4 Listener
edited October 6 in Universal Credit (UC)

I applied for universal credit August 8th 2020 and my first fit note was handed in August 19th 2020. My assessment period is 13th-12th of the month. I was awarded LCWRA yesterday, I haven't missed a fit note since, can anyone help with what to expect in terms of backpayment please? 


  • calcotti
    calcotti Member Posts: 2,997 Disability Gamechanger
    edited October 6
    I infer you declared your health condition when you applied for UC in August. You are due the LCWRA element from the December 2020 payment.

    (I'm not clear why your AP is 13th - 12th if you applied on 8th. The AP should start on the date you apply.)
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • pinkcat86
    pinkcat86 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Yes declared the condition when I claimed. Thanks for the response 


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