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Entitlement to £150 disability payment?

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MrJackT
MrJackT Community member Posts: 129 Courageous
edited September 2022 in Cost of living
I was awarded PIP in August 2022. But started the claim in 2021. Would I be entitled to the £150 disability payment?

Thanks!

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  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
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    MrJackT said:
    I was awarded PIP in August 2022. But started the claim in 2021. Would I be entitled to the £150 disability payment?
    If the PIP award starts from 2021 you will be entitled to the £150 disability payment.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • MrJackT
    MrJackT Community member Posts: 129 Courageous
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    Hello @calcotti

    Applied in 2021 and wasn’t awarded until August 2022. So this means that I qualify for the payment?
  • Biblioklept
    Biblioklept Community member Posts: 4,957 Disability Gamechanger
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    Yes it will @MrJackT assuming they backdated your PIP to when you first claimed <3
  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
    edited September 2022
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    MrJackT said:
    Applied in 2021 and wasn’t awarded until August 2022. So this means that I qualify for the payment?
    Doesn’t matter when the decision was made, it depends on the start date of the award which is presumably whatever date you applied in 2021 which means that advised
    calcotti said:
    If the PIP award starts from 2021 you will be entitled to the £150 disability payment.

    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • MrJackT
    MrJackT Community member Posts: 129 Courageous
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    Hello @Biblioklept

    Thank you for mentioning that. Yes, the money was all back dated. 

    @calcotti I applied in June 2021. Just it says everyone should receive the payment September and no payment yet so I wasn’t sure. I was awarded in August 2022. 
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    It sounds really positive that the money was all back-dated @MrJackT. How are things for you at the moment?

    Please don't hesitate to let us know if we can do anything to support you. We are all here for you, even if that's just listening to you  :)
    Community Volunteer Adviser with professional knowledge of education, special educational needs and disabilities and EHCP's. Pronouns: She/her. 

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  • MrJackT
    MrJackT Community member Posts: 129 Courageous
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    Hello, 

    I still haven’t received the £150 disability payment. I applied for PIP in June 2021 and was awarded in August 2022. Just wondering if I should contact the DWP to enquire about the payment? As I assume I entitled to it….
  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
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    If you haven’t got it by the end of the week report a missing payment using the link on this page
    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/cost-of-living-payment?mc_cid=d8310461d2&mc_eid=407191570c#low-income-benefits-and-tax-credits
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
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