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TOPIC: Strange ESA payment.

Strange ESA payment. 8 months 2 weeks ago #223495

Hi Gordon,

Happy New Year to you and everyone else on here.

Just to say an ESA payment went into my account today. Now my ESA is due next Thursday, not today. The amount is exactly half what they usually pay me in other words, 1 week of my ESA. Now is this possibly a mix up or should I receive another payment next week for 1 week..

Sorry if it's confusing but not sure whether to ring them or not.
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Strange ESA payment. 8 months 2 weeks ago #223497

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There has been a glitch in the ESA payment system, I know it is affecting Northern Ireland but I haven't seen an announcement for the UK mainland, apparently, the fortnightly payment has been paid as one week early and the second week will be paid on the normal date.

Gordon
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Strange ESA payment. 8 months 2 weeks ago #223499

Just to say the exact same has happen to me. Thank you Gordon for explanation

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Strange ESA payment. 8 months 2 weeks ago #223500

I am in the UK so it is clearly happening here also. Thank you
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Strange ESA payment. 8 months 2 weeks ago #223501

Thanks, Gordon,

Will check my account next week to see if it balances.

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Strange ESA payment. 8 months 2 weeks ago #223504

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I had the same thing happen to me. I am glad you asked the question. Thank you Phank and Gordon.

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