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Dwp. We've had 1st payment for 326 but not payment for joint claim?

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Shelby12389
Shelby12389 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
Morning we have had first payment 326 but not payment as a couple for joint claim ?? Any advice? 

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  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
    edited July 2022
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    You only get one payment of £326 on the joint claim, not one each.
    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/cost-of-living-payment
    Low income benefits and tax credits
    You may get a payment of £650 paid in 2 lump sums of £326 and £324 ..
    If you have a joint claim with a partner, you will get one payment of £326 and one payment of £324 for your joint claim, if you’re entitled.

    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    Does the above quote help to answer your question @Shelby12389? Please do let us know if there's anything you're still unsure about. 

    National Campaigns Officer at Scope, she/her

  • Struggles_R
    Struggles_R Community member Posts: 27 Listener
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    I Never received the cost of living payment either for some reason.. There was one payment of £326 that went into my mothers account but we are both entitled ?
  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
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    I Never received the cost of living payment either for some reason.. There was one payment of £326 that went into my mothers account but we are both entitled ?
    What benefit are you claiming?
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
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