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    • Freebyman
    • By Freebyman 15th Jan 20, 12:12 PM
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    3rd September increase?
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    • 15th Jan 20, 12:12 PM
    3rd September increase? 15th Jan 20 at 12:12 PM
    Just got a letter from DWP saying that from 3rd September 2020 my payments are going up around £60 a week. Anyone else had this from them at all?
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    • poppy12345
    • By poppy12345 15th Jan 20, 12:22 PM
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    • 15th Jan 20, 12:22 PM
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    • 15th Jan 20, 12:22 PM
    Just got a letter from DWP saying that from 3rd September 2020 my payments are going up around £60 a week. Anyone else had this from them at all?
    Originally posted by Freebyman
    The increases are not until April and they won't be as much as that. Are you having deductions taken from your ESA?
    • Freebyman
    • By Freebyman 15th Jan 20, 12:31 PM
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    • 15th Jan 20, 12:31 PM
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    • 15th Jan 20, 12:31 PM
    The increases are not until April and they won't be as much as that. Are you having deductions taken from your ESA?
    Originally posted by poppy12345
    No deductions. Something about minimum income? Will have to find the letter.
    Old Faithful we roam the range together,
    Old Faithful in any kind of weather,
    When the round up days are over,
    And the Boulevardís white with clover,
    For you old faithful pal of mine.
    • Freebyman
    • By Freebyman 18th Jan 20, 7:59 AM
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    • 18th Jan 20, 7:59 AM
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    • 18th Jan 20, 7:59 AM
    Ok, the letter says from 9 April you will get £161.35 a week, this is due to a change in money etc.



    Then the next line due to a further change from 3rd September 2020 you will get £235.45 a week, this is because there is a change in the amount the law says you need to live on.


    So my question is I cannot find anything about this change of law, any ideas?
    Old Faithful we roam the range together,
    Old Faithful in any kind of weather,
    When the round up days are over,
    And the Boulevardís white with clover,
    For you old faithful pal of mine.
    • poppy12345
    • By poppy12345 18th Jan 20, 8:17 AM
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    • 18th Jan 20, 8:17 AM
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    • 18th Jan 20, 8:17 AM
    Ok, the letter says from 9 April you will get £161.35 a week, this is due to a change in money etc.



    Then the next line due to a further change from 3rd September 2020 you will get £235.45 a week, this is because there is a change in the amount the law says you need to live on.


    So my question is I cannot find anything about this change of law, any ideas?
    Originally posted by Freebyman
    Even though i mentioned ESA, i see you haven't actually stated what benefit this is for and is it a single or joint claim, does anyone claim carers allowance for anyone? If it is ESA then which group are in? With no information it's impossible to give any advice.



    If you don't want to give that information then you'll need to ring DWP at ask.



    As advised, there's no increases in September.
    • Freebyman
    • By Freebyman 18th Jan 20, 8:20 AM
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    • 18th Jan 20, 8:20 AM
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    • 18th Jan 20, 8:20 AM
    Sorry, meant to mention its income support, we are also on PIP (my wife on both higher payments) and I get carers allowance.
    Old Faithful we roam the range together,
    Old Faithful in any kind of weather,
    When the round up days are over,
    And the Boulevardís white with clover,
    For you old faithful pal of mine.
    • calcotti
    • By calcotti 18th Jan 20, 8:28 AM
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    • #7
    • 18th Jan 20, 8:28 AM
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    • 18th Jan 20, 8:28 AM
    Just ring DWP and ask them.
    • Freebyman
    • By Freebyman 18th Jan 20, 9:05 AM
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    • 18th Jan 20, 9:05 AM
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    • 18th Jan 20, 9:05 AM
    Was hoping to avoid that having gone through 6 months of reassessment for PIP with the wife, but I guess since no one has an idea it has to be the option to take.
    Old Faithful we roam the range together,
    Old Faithful in any kind of weather,
    When the round up days are over,
    And the Boulevardís white with clover,
    For you old faithful pal of mine.
    • MarkN88
    • By MarkN88 18th Jan 20, 9:17 AM
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    • #9
    • 18th Jan 20, 9:17 AM
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    • 18th Jan 20, 9:17 AM
    No one has that information but the DWP.
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