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TOPIC: CB based ESA

CB based ESA 2 months 1 week ago #226181

I've been on ESA for a couple of years as I am in the support group. During the last year I had a telephone compliance interview followed by the Capability to work form.
This process made my depression and anxiety considerably worse.
I have recently received notice of another telephone compliance interview. To try and prevent my mental health plummeting further I have found 8 hours per week of work.
I'm now worried about whether I can cope with this physically and mentally. I don't know what to do anymore. I can't face any further harassment from DWP but neither can I afford to lose my £80 ESA.
I can see myself declining further with each day that passes.

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CB based ESA 2 months 1 week ago #226197

Catwoman

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Do the DWP know about the work and have they agreed that it falls with the Permitted Work rules?

Gordon

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