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COST OF LIVING PAYMENT. Did anyone receive the first installment?

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dinyonyolinyo
dinyonyolinyo Community member Posts: 10 Listener
edited July 2022 in Universal Credit (UC)
Did anyone actually receive the first installment? Is there any day one should expect the payment?

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
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    It can be paid anytime up until 31st July. I claim Income related ESA and received mine today. My daughter claims UC and didn’t have hers today. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • MadCow1
    MadCow1 Community member Posts: 406 Pioneering
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    Hi,

    About the cost of living payment. I got mine yesterday. I checked my account at 00.15am yesterday & it was in,I couldn't believe it. So keep checking.
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    Thanks for sharing your experience with us @MadCow1. Hopefully, this will happen for you too @dinyonyolinyo. Please feel free to let us know how you get on. We are wishing you the best of luck with this  :)
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  • liz29
    liz29 Scope Member Posts: 6 Connected
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    Hi poppy123456. Yes I recieved mine yesterday. Unsure I would qualify so nice surprise.
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    Glad it was a nice surprise @liz29 :)
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  • Shelby12389
    Shelby12389 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    Morning who has received 650 payment for a joint claim and something else that’s stated? 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
    edited July 2022
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    Morning who has received 650 payment for a joint claim and something else that’s stated? 

    A joint claim will receive £650 between you, not each. £326 between you as a first payment. 2nd payment is £324 between you, if you qualify.
    Previously advised on your thread here. https://forum.scope.org.uk/discussion/93971/dwp#latest



    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Shelby12389
    Shelby12389 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    Yes I no that , but why have single people received 326 ? And a couple has to share 326 ??
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
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    Yes I no that , but why have single people received 326 ? And a couple has to share 326 ??

    It's the rules that it's per claim, not each when claiming as a couple.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
    edited July 2022
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    Morning who has received 650 payment for a joint claim and something else that’s stated? 
    You have misunderstood. Each single claimant or a couple will get £650 which is being paid in two instalments, one payment of £326 (which you have just received) and a second payment of £324 which will be made later in the year.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
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