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universal credit sanctions re carers recieved

Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:16 pm
by Neil_2002
Hi
My name is Neil I recieve pip at the highest level me and my wife recieve universal credit.
As follows
Standard allowance
You get a standard amount each month. You said you're in a couple

£498.89

Carer
You said that spouse is caring for someone. [ME]

£160.20

Limited capability for work and work-related activity
You said your health affects you at work or prevents you from working

£336.20

Total entitlement before deductions
£995.29

What we take off (deductions)
Other benefits
We take money off your payment:

As this is an average of other benefits that you're continuing to claim
spouse:
Carer's Allowance
‑ £286.65 [wHY]
Savings and investments
We take money off your payment for any savings, investments or capital that you have over £6000.

‑ £39.15

Advance Payments
We take £50.00 off your payment to pay back your advances.

Check what advances you've had and what you owe.

‑ £50.00

Total deductions
‑ £375.80

Your total payment for this month is
£619.49
iS THIS CALC CORRECT WHY DO THEY TAKE BACK THE MIONEY FOR CARERS,
THANKSIN ADVANCE.

Re: universal credit sanctions re carers recieved

Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:19 pm
by sunnydisposition
Hi please could you re post and remove any name for your security.

thanks

Re: universal credit sanctions re carers recieved

Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:59 pm
by bowlingbun
I'm not an expert, but I know that you cannot receive two "income substitute" benefits.

Re: universal credit sanctions re carers recieved

Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:28 pm
by sunnydisposition
https://www.gov.uk/universal-credit/what-youll-get

You could try the above link...

See what comes up.

Re: universal credit sanctions re carers recieved

Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:08 pm
by rosemary
Fact sheet for Universal credit
https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advic ... sal-credit

Have you tried this online benefits calculator
https://benefits-calculator.turn2us.org.uk/AboutYou

Your local welfare rights office will be able to help you. Council can supply their details.

CUK have an advice line too. Details on link below
https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/talk-to-us

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Re: universal credit sanctions re carers recieved

Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:33 pm
by Neil_2002
Thanks everyone great help absolute nightmare dealing with the dhss