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    • Crazydennie
    • By Crazydennie 13th Jan 19, 6:36 PM
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    What constitutes a change for WTC?
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    • 13th Jan 19, 6:36 PM
    What constitutes a change for WTC? 13th Jan 19 at 6:36 PM
    I currently receive WTC and CTC I want to remain on these rather than moving to UC. I have recently applied for PIP but am wondering if the entitlement to the disability element of WTC represent a change, meaning I would have to move to UC?

    Someone also mentioned that I might be able to get the disability element of WTC without PIP. Is this true? and would this be classed as a change is circumstances?
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    • poppy12345
    • By poppy12345 13th Jan 19, 6:56 PM
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    • 13th Jan 19, 6:56 PM
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    • 13th Jan 19, 6:56 PM
    I currently receive WTC and CTC I want to remain on these rather than moving to UC. I have recently applied for PIP but am wondering if the entitlement to the disability element of WTC represent a change, meaning I would have to move to UC?

    Someone also mentioned that I might be able to get the disability element of WTC without PIP. Is this true? and would this be classed as a change is circumstances?
    Originally posted by Crazydennie
    This is not classed as a change of circumstances and won't prompt a move to UC.



    To claim the disabled element of WTC you need to meet the criteria, see links for this.
    https://www.entitledto.co.uk/help/disability-element


    https://www.entitledto.co.uk/help/qualifying-benefit-test
    • Crazydennie
    • By Crazydennie 13th Jan 19, 7:22 PM
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    • 13th Jan 19, 7:22 PM
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    • 13th Jan 19, 7:22 PM
    Thanks that really helps. I've never claimed any form of disability benefit or element before so won't be eligible unless I get PIP but it puts my mind at rest about be forced onto UC.
    I'm Ever hopeful!
    • Darksparkle
    • By Darksparkle 13th Jan 19, 8:13 PM
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    • 13th Jan 19, 8:13 PM
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    • 13th Jan 19, 8:13 PM
    It is a change of circumstances, just not one that would move you to UC.
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