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Second coat of living payment

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beckyrolfe88
beckyrolfe88 Community member Posts: 18 Listener
Just a quick question I’ve just recently last month changed my universal credit claim in to  joint claim with my partner so does that mean we just get one payment now or is it still we get a payment each 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,077 Disability Gamechanger
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    It will depend on when your claim changed.
    You will be eligible for the second Cost of Living Payment of £324 if you were entitled to a payment (or later found to be entitled to a payment) of Universal Credit for an assessment period that ended in the period 26 August 2022 to 25 September 2022.
    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.
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  • beckyrolfe88
    beckyrolfe88 Community member Posts: 18 Listener
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    We was both getting universal credit and it swapped to a joint claim on the 29th of September 
  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
    edited October 2022
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    You will only get one UC payment made to one of you. However given the timing i would expect you to both still get a CoL payment.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • beckyrolfe88
    beckyrolfe88 Community member Posts: 18 Listener
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    Thank you so much for your reply 
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    You are welcome @beckyrolfe88. It is the very least you deserve.

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