Tag Archives: Pension Credit

DWP sneaks in £7,300 cut to Pension Credit couples with a working age member

Disgusting, that’s how the government have once again acted towards welfare claimants. Last night the government quietly out a written statement confirming that couples with only one pension age claimant will no longer be able to jointly claim Pension Credit from May this year. Couples with one pension age claimant and one below the state pension age, are currently able

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Over 65, disabled or living with a long term health condition?

The main disability benefit for people aged over 65, often isn’t mentioned as much as it’s close relatives; Personal Independence Payment,(PIP) or Disability Living Allowance,(DLA). On more than several occasions now I’ve met people who weren’t claiming this benefit despite being entitled to it. What is Attendance Allowance? Attendance Allowance helps with extra costs if you have a disability severe

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