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Jas0n

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I currently claim ESA - I'm not sure if it's contribution based or income based - I get a fortnightly payment of £146.20.

I started my claim on September 20th 2017 - now I'm reading that my benefit will be stopped in a couple of months time because you're only allowed to claim for 1 year? Is this true?

I had a medical 4 weeks ago and I've been advised that I'm going to be put in a group (the lady couldn't tell me which, she just told me I'd scored enough points. I'm still waiting to hear back!) - if it's the WRAG group, will my ESA payments still stop this coming September?

Any help/information on this would be greatly appreciated as I'm currently stressing out big time!
 
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Jas0n

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The only thing I can find is when I originally made the claim - it says sub-group is "C+IR"

EDIT: Surely it's not contribution based? I haven't worked a lot at all in my life due to mental health issues and the part-time job I do have (which I've had for coming up a year) is only 5 hours per week.
 
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Iain36

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After my assessment I was put in wrag from Feb 2018 and told they would review in 1 year from decision not from when I first went on esa in the Feb
 
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