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Hi, my name is MadCow1! Recently transferred from JSA to UC

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MadCow1
MadCow1 Community member Posts: 406 Pioneering
edited June 2022 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hello everyone.
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  • MadCow1
    MadCow1 Community member Posts: 406 Pioneering
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    I have recently transferred from JSA to UC. Now I have a question to answer which is" in the last 12 months have you any gaps in my employment " & have to tick either yes or no. I have never worked,so what do I tick? Plus my statement tells me I have been deducted  about £16 as I was claiming JSA when I wasn't entitled to,but I don't understand how,as my JSA adviser told me I was entitled to a run-on payment. I wasn't told that I would be deducted any money. I have put a comment on my journal regarding this,but have had no response. Can anybody help me understand this please.
  • Biblioklept
    Biblioklept Community member Posts: 4,948 Disability Gamechanger
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    I don't know about the JSA deduction maybe they paid you an extra day or something by mistake?? Hope they answer soon.
    The other question about yes or no, you tick yes because there has been a gap. 
  • MadCow1
    MadCow1 Community member Posts: 406 Pioneering
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    Thankyou,I was getting very stressed about it.
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    I can hear your stress @MadCow1. Is there anything which usually helps you when you are feeling stressed? If we can do anything to support you, please don't hesitate to let us know  :)
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  • MadCow1
    MadCow1 Community member Posts: 406 Pioneering
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    Hi,
    I am stressed. I am so confused about the benefits system. I feel misled & they took advantage of my vulnerability. They still haven't explained why I was deducted a sum of money, when I was told that I was entitled to it. I used to enjoy doing crafts and cooking,but my OA prevents  me,so talking on this forum really helps me .
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