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My 13 weeks is up next week. I'll then go into support group. When is the money owed backdated to?

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hulahoop
hulahoop Community member Posts: 6 Listener
Hi. I am currently on esa and my 13 weeks is up next week, I'll then go into the support group. The letter I received said that if I was owed any money it would be paid, does that mean the extra money between the assessment rate and support group rate will be backdated to the start of my claim? Its a bit confusing. Thank you.

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  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
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    hulahoop said:
    Hi. I am currently on esa and my 13 weeks is up next week, I'll then go into the support group. The letter I received said that if I was owed any money it would be paid, does that mean the extra money between the assessment rate and support group rate will be backdated to the start of my claim? Its a bit confusing. Thank you.
    The extra money is only payable from the 14th week of the claim. The letter is a standard letter and in many cases a decision will be made later than 14 weeks in which case arrears would be due which is why the letter says you may be owed money.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • hulahoop
    hulahoop Community member Posts: 6 Listener
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    Thank you.
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