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Universal credit Mixed couple 1 month 2 weeks ago #264890

I’ve been put on state pension my partner and I were on esa joint both disabled on full amount for the both of us so my partner has lost his Esa was told to apply for universal credit got 1 payment now being told because I have state pension the universal credit stopped he has a job coach was told to hand in sick notes he is 62

Universal credit Mixed couple 1 month 2 weeks ago #264947

Hi maggie

As a mixed aged couple, benefits are now based on the age of the youngest in a couple.

I would advise you to seek help from a Welfare Rights Organisation who can take all your circumstances into consideration; You can find your local Welfare Rights Organisation to help you with advice by clicking on the link below and putting in your post code, it will then come up with a MAP with a list of agencies. advicelocal.uk

The reason why he was asked to send in a 'fit note' his work coach will send him a work capability assessment (WCA), if he passes the WCA the he will be placed in the LCWRA group (Support) and will receive an extra premium with his UC.

Gary
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