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ESA and getting married

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Samsam05
Samsam05 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
Me and my partner are getting married in October. She receives income related ESA; we don’t live together and aren’t planning to just yet. Will she lose her entitlement when she declares changes? 

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  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
    edited August 2022
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    If you are not living together then there is no change to report (unless she wants them to change her name).
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • Samsam05
    Samsam05 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    So she doesn’t need to inform them she’s married? Unless she wants to change her name?
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,145 Disability Gamechanger
    edited August 2022
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    Samsam05 said:
    So she doesn’t need to inform them she’s married? Unless she wants to change her name?

    No, as advised by calcotti.
    calcotti said:
    If you are not living together then there is no change to report (unless she wants them to change her name).


    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.
  • Samsam05
    Samsam05 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Thank you so much, I can relax now! 
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,561 Disability Gamechanger
    edited August 2022
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    I'm glad the community has been able to reassure you @Samsam05 and many congratulations on your upcoming wedding! Are you excited for the day? :)

    If you'd like to have a look around the rest of the forum please do feel free, here's a few of the best places to get started:

    • Recent discussions is where you'll find all the latest conversations our members are having
    • The categories page shows all the different topics for discussion
    • The virtual coffee lounge is a place to chat, get to know other members, and play games too


    I hope this community can act as a place of further support for you whenever you need it, and please don't hesitate to ask if you've got any questions.

    Alex

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  • Samsam05
    Samsam05 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    I'm glad the community has been able to reassure you @Samsam05 and many congratulations on your upcoming wedding! Are you excited for the day? :)

    If you'd like to have a look around the rest of the forum please do feel free, here's a few of the best places to get started:

    • Recent discussions is where you'll find all the latest conversations our members are having
    • The categories page shows all the different topics for discussion
    • The virtual coffee lounge is a place to chat, get to know other members, and play games too


    I hope this community can act as a place of further support for you whenever you need it, and please don't hesitate to ask if you've got any questions.

    Alex

    Thank you! It’s been a long time coming, supposed to get married in 2020 😁
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,561 Disability Gamechanger
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    Well I hope you both have a wonderful day with family and friends @Samsam05 :D 
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