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Hi, my name is kay52!I’ve been awarded lcwra do I still need to send fit notes

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kay52
kay52 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
Hi I’m on contribution esa I’ve just received 
a letter saying I’ve been awarded 
lcwra do I still need to send fit notes 
no where on letter tells you about this 
regards 
kay

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,010 Disability Gamechanger
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    No, you no longer need to provide any further fit notes, nor attend any appointments. If it's New style ESA you're claiming then the extra money will be paid from the 14th week of your claim. New style ESA Support Group /LCWRA is £117.60 per week.
    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.
  • Sue_Alumni
    Sue_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 485 Pioneering
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    Hi @kay52 I see poppy has replied to your query. I hope you don't mind but I have tweaked the title of your query so it is more visible to other members on the community should they have similar questions.
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  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,561 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello there @kay52 and welcome to the community :) Thanks for reaching out with your query. 

    It's positive to hear that you've been awarded LCWRA, how are you feeling about it?

    As mentioned you won't need to send in anymore fit notes or attend appointments :) 

    If you've not had the chance yet, please do have a look around the forum, you can get to know other members and play games over in the Coffee Lounge, or find all of our topics for discussion on our categories page.

    Let us know if there's anything else we can help with at all, and enjoy your weekend.
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  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
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    Sue_Scope said:
    Hi @kay52 I see poppy has replied to your query. I hope you don't mind but I have tweaked the title of your query so it is more visible to other members on the community should they have similar questions.
    Sue don’t know if is you who have tagged it or is original OP but it is tagged UC when the question is about ESA.

    OP, the letter should tell you that you no longer need to supply Fit Notes.
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  • kay52
    kay52 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Thanks all for the swift reply’s 
    It is new style esa I am claiming 

  • Sue_Alumni
    Sue_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 485 Pioneering
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    Yes you're right - I misread poppy's post and thought the OP was claiming new style ESA.  Will amend/ retag
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  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    You are welcome @kay52. It is the very least you deserve.

    Unfortunately, this is not an area of my expertise though. Hopefully, someone else with more knowledge in this area can respond to you soon.

    In the meantime, I just wanted you to know that we see you and hear you  :)
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,010 Disability Gamechanger
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    Sue_Scope said:
    Yes you're right - I misread poppy's post and thought the OP was claiming new style ESA.  Will amend/ retag

    They are claiming New style ESA, though in the question the OP did say Contributions based ESA.

    Unfortunately, this is not an area of my expertise though. Hopefully, someone else with more knowledge in this area can respond to you soon.

    In the meantime, I just wanted you to know that we see you and hear you  :)

    I don't understand your comment here because their question has been answered by myself a couple of hours before your comment.
    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.
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