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LCWRA. Can it stop with no notice?

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janni
janni Community member Posts: 2 Listener
edited August 2022 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hi, I was awarded LCWRA soon after claiming UC around 2.5 years ago.
I vaguely remember being told I’d need to be reassessed at some point but today I noticed that there’s an entry in my “To Do” list, telling me to submit a fit note?
Does this mean the award is ended? I’m worse health wise now than I was when it was first awarded. Can they just stop it like that with no notice?
My husband qualified for State Pension in April. It’s still a joint claim but they stop his pension out of it.
If they don’t pay the £345 LCWRA next month, what we get won’t even cover rent and bills let alone food! 
I’m really worried.
I’ve put a note in my journal asking but no one’s replied.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
    edited August 2022
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    As you have already been found to have LCWRA then no fit notes are needed. This is an error and I’ve heard of this happening to others. 
    LCWRA is an ongoing award until a new decision says otherwise. The extra money doesn’t just stop.
    Put a note onto your journal telling then you’ve already been found to have LCWRA and don’t need to report any further fit notes.
    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.
  • janni
    janni Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    Thank you so much for taking the time to let me know Poppy. At least I’ll sleep now.
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    Glad it has given you some relief @janni. It is the very least you deserve. If we can do anything else to support you, please don't hesitate to let us know. We are all here for you  :)
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