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Moving onto UC and losing SDP

Mike67Mike67 Posts: 12Member Listener
edited January 2019 in Universal Credit
Any information about people who have already moved onto universal credit and losing their severe disability premium 

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  • Mike67Mike67 Posts: 12Member Listener
    Any information about people who have already moved onto universal credit and losing their severe disability premium 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Posts: 17,441Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    No legislation has been brought out regarding this yet, i'm afraid. The only legislation was for those already claiming it.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • Mike67Mike67 Posts: 12Member Listener
    Hi yes I'm already on it but i read it maybe getting reimbursed also backdated?????
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Posts: 17,441Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    You mean you're already on universal credit? If so then you read correctly but there's been no further updates and no legislation in place yet. You need to wait longer i'm afraid.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • Mike67Mike67 Posts: 12Member Listener
    O.k. thanks for the update. What a load of nonsense only because i moved to a different area .I'm losing £324 a month. 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Posts: 17,441Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    No worries, yes a lot of people are exactly like you. Hopefully they will announce something soon. I wouldn't expect that much though because i have heard it's something like £80 per month but of course nothing is final yet.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • Mike67Mike67 Posts: 12Member Listener
    Yeah i read that also. It's the usual government scenario robbing the needy to feed the rich. 
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