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Severe Disability Premium, state pension, and Carer's Allowance

My State Pension began in May of this year and consequently, my Carer's Allowance ended. I am getting the underlying entitlement to Carer's Allowance and was told by an adviser at the DWP that I ...

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Qualifying for Carers Allowance

This discussion was created from comments split from: An introduction to Carer's Allowance.

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Hi, my name is ken606! It was gut wrenching to be excluded from the Covid19 Carers Payment

Like everyone else in our position, it was gut wrenching to be excluded from the Covid19 Carers Payment while looking after a disabled relative for the last 2yrs. Those of us who couldn't work reduced ...

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Non-dependant adult son and parents benefit

Good evening, Hope everyone is well and safe. I have the following: Parents : Get old style legacy benefit which includes housing benefit,tax credit etc Adult son ( 25+ | Lives with parents ) - ...

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Train fares and Bus tickets

I am currently in receipt of carer's allowance and my Fiancee, who I look after gets the highest rate of PIP allowance for both mobility and daily living. Should we be entitled to cheaper travel and ...

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P60u Carer's Allowance

Does anyone get a P60u for receiving carer's allowance? I can't ever recall having one but I'm filling out the household income for my Son's university finance application and it states I must put ...

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Can my wife claim carer's allowance?

Hello. I have recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer, I receive PIP but I wonder if my wife can claim carer's allowance, she has to look after me almost all the time as I get weaker. I have ...

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An introduction to Carer's Allowance

What is Carer’s Allowance and who can claim it? Carer’s Allowance is a benefit which is designed to provide financial support to an individual who cares for a disabled person, who is themselves ...

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carer's allowance query

Carers allowance query.

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Backdated

Hi, I did a claim for carers allowance and today I got my first payment. However I haven’t had any backdated yet and I am entitled to it. I’ve called the CA office twice and not got through to ...

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