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TOPIC: Work Related Activity Group

Re:Work Related Activity Group 7 years 11 months ago #65550

  • bro58
Mike wrote:

Do I assume from the last answer that if an individual is placed in the Support Group, they will not be Means tested then.


Yes, no means test whilst in the support group.

cheers

bro58

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Re:Work Related Activity Group 7 years 11 months ago #65564

pete17971 wrote:

Mike wrote:

Will individuals in either Group be means tested come April 2012 - at present in receipt of IB and shortly going onto ESA in the WRAG as opposed to the Support Group.


Hi,

For the 1st year it will not be means tested. After that, for those in WRAG, it will become means tested. Hence those who have more income/capital that the means testing permits will no longer receive ESA payment.

Pete

Does the home/house you live in count as capital ??

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Re:Work Related Activity Group 7 years 11 months ago #65566

  • bro58
Tommo wrote:

pete17971 wrote:

Mike wrote:

Will individuals in either Group be means tested come April 2012 - at present in receipt of IB and shortly going onto ESA in the WRAG as opposed to the Support Group.


Hi,

For the 1st year it will not be means tested. After that, for those in WRAG, it will become means tested. Hence those who have more income/capital that the means testing permits will no longer receive ESA payment.

Pete

Does the home/house you live in count as capital ??


Hi T,

No, and they can not force you to sell your main place of residence to gain capital.

cheers

bro58

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Re:Work Related Activity Group 7 years 11 months ago #65567

Thank god for that... Thanks bro..

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Re:Work Related Activity Group 7 years 11 months ago #65570

bro58 wrote:

Tommo wrote:

pete17971 wrote:

Mike wrote:

Will individuals in either Group be means tested come April 2012 - at present in receipt of IB and shortly going onto ESA in the WRAG as opposed to the Support Group.


Hi,

For the 1st year it will not be means tested. After that, for those in WRAG, it will become means tested. Hence those who have more income/capital that the means testing permits will no longer receive ESA payment.

Pete

Does the home/house you live in count as capital ??


Hi T,

No, and they can not force you to sell your main place of residence to gain capital.

cheers

bro58

Mind you I suppose they could force you to sell if/when they stopped Housing Benefit/Help with Mortgage Benefit....?

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Re:Work Related Activity Group 7 years 11 months ago #65571

  • bro58
Tommo wrote:

bro58 wrote:

Tommo wrote:

pete17971 wrote:

Mike wrote:

Will individuals in either Group be means tested come April 2012 - at present in receipt of IB and shortly going onto ESA in the WRAG as opposed to the Support Group.


Hi,

For the 1st year it will not be means tested. After that, for those in WRAG, it will become means tested. Hence those who have more income/capital that the means testing permits will no longer receive ESA payment.

Pete

Does the home/house you live in count as capital ??


Hi T,

No, and they can not force you to sell your main place of residence to gain capital.

cheers

bro58

Mind you I suppose they could force you to sell if/when they stopped Housing Benefit/Help with Mortgage Benefit....?



Hi T,

I fear this may well be the case for some claimants.

cheers

bro58

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