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    • cakequeen
    • By cakequeen 20th Jun 12, 4:23 AM
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    does ssp affect housing benefit
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    does ssp affect housing benefit 20th Jun 12 at 4:23 AM
    1. i am on housing benefit and just broke my arm. i am working 10 hours a week min wage. if i go on ssp would it affect my benefit.
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    • paddedjohn
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    if you are only working 10 hrs on min wage you wont be entitled to ssp.
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    • 21st Jun 12, 7:21 PM
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    If you are not entitled to SSP, you would need to claim ESA. You will need to inform the LA of your change in circumstances, and they will recalculate your entitlement accordingly. As you will be claiming means tested ESA, you will receive full HB/ LHA, so it will either make no difference or you will receive more than you currently do.
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    • 25th Jun 12, 4:00 PM
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    • 25th Jun 12, 4:00 PM
    1. i am on housing benefit and just broke my arm. i am working 10 hours a week min wage. if i go on ssp would it affect my benefit.
    Originally posted by cakequeen
    To get SSP, you must earn more than £107 a week.If you cannot get SSP, for example, because you do not earn enough your employer will give you form SSP1 and tell you why. You can use form SSP1 to claim ESA from your local Jobcentre Plus office if you are not entitled to SSP

    You will still be eligible for HB.
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