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TOPIC: severe disablity premium

severe disablity premium 2 years 9 months ago #124209

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Hi everyone, please can you advise? My daughter is now in receipt of severe disablity premium. Will this affect her housing benifit, council tax, and homehelp service? She recieves dla,esa,and housing benefit , she lives in a one bedroom flat. If so how much ( she gets £60 pw approx in sdp)?
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severe disablity premium 2 years 9 months ago #124210

teresa wrote: :blink:
Hi everyone, please can you advise? My daughter is now in receipt of severe disablity premium. Will this affect her housing benifit, council tax, and homehelp service? She recieves dla,esa,and housing benefit , she lives in a one bedroom flat. If so how much ( she gets £60 pw approx in sdp)?
Thankyou so much for the wonderful support you give to us,best money ive ever spent on a membership!! :)


Hi t,

As The SDP is paid as an Income Related (IR) ESA top-up, it should not have any adverse effect of your daughter's HB, etc.

In fact being in receipt of IR ESA can passport a claimant to other "benefits" such as HB, Council Tax Support (CTS), free prescriptions, eye tests, and dental care, etc.

You could drop a line to the LA/Council that administers her HB, it would certainly do no harm. However, they may already be aware. :)

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