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TOPIC: "Disability Premium" Eligibility

"Disability Premium" Eligibility 6 days 15 hours ago #230690

According to www.gov.uk/disability-premiums-income-support/eligibility

"If you do not qualify, you may still get the premium if you’ve been unable to work for at least a year."

Does anyone know what "may still qualify" means here? How is eligibility decided? I'd like to know how a person out of work for over a year but not in receipt of one of the listed benefits can qualify?

Thanks in advance!

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"Disability Premium" Eligibility 6 days 15 hours ago #230693

tronaldodump

Welcome to the forum, you might want to have a look at the following FAQ which explains where everything is

Welcome to Benefits and Work

What benefit would the Premium be paid as part of as the rules are different?

Gordon

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"Disability Premium" Eligibility 6 days 14 hours ago #230699

Hi Gordon,

Thanks for replying. I'd like to know about the disability premium as an addition to ESA. In particular, when someone isn't claiming any of the listed benefits in the gov.uk link I attached, but has been "unable to work for over 1 year."

Thanks again

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"Disability Premium" Eligibility 6 days 10 hours ago #230706

tronaldodump

The Disability Premium is not payable with ESA it is replaced by either the WRAG component if payable, or the SG component,

Gordon

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"Disability Premium" Eligibility 6 days 10 hours ago #230709

Thanks Gordon.

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