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TOPIC: Christmas Bonus

Christmas Bonus 4 months 1 week ago #174058

:woohoo:

Hi all

Anyone know when they might condescend to pay it this year, as in before or after Christmas?

Also, is the £30 reduction in ESA announced on BBC yesterday for new claimants only?

Have needed to considerably reduce stress levels for a while so only occasionally dip in and out of B&W site, so forgive me if I've repeated already covered topics.

Feel I need to increase my contact with B&W again in light of the threatened changes to those in Support Group in 2017. Like so many like me, after hard fought battle got SG til March 2019 but I suspect that's now irrelevant!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

P
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Christmas Bonus 4 months 1 week ago #174075

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petrocelli wrote:
:woohoo:

Hi all

Anyone know when they might condescend to pay it this year, as in before or after Christmas?

Also, is the £30 reduction in ESA announced on BBC yesterday for new claimants only?

Have needed to considerably reduce stress levels for a while so only occasionally dip in and out of B&W site, so forgive me if I've repeated already covered topics.

Feel I need to increase my contact with B&W again in light of the threatened changes to those in Support Group in 2017. Like so many like me, after hard fought battle got SG til March 2019 but I suspect that's now irrelevant!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

P

It's supposed to be paid in the first payment of an applicable benefit after the first week of December, if that makes sense :)

Gordon
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Christmas Bonus 4 months 6 days ago #174159

Many thanks Gordon........makes the usual DWP sense.

Just a thought, anyone ever thought of compiling a DWP DICTIONARY?
Ha, Ha!

Kind regards

P.
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Christmas Bonus 3 months 4 days ago #177172

AMAZINGLY Bonus was paid on 8/12 via usual pay't being inc'd by £10. Thought I'd just let you know in view of the mess of the last few years.
Kind Regards

P
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Christmas Bonus 3 months 4 days ago #177195

I got it in ESA and PIP last year, so rang up to say they had given it me twice. The person thanked me for being honest as it rarely happened. All I can think is others are less frightened of repercussions than I am, begger honesty! lol They have done it again this year.

Merry Christmas everyone :)
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Christmas Bonus 3 months 3 days ago #177262

Hiya,

Just checked my bank a/c and both ESA payments for the 5th and 19th Dec neither have had the £10 bonus added or indeed paid in anywhere as a separate payment.
I have always received it before and nothing else has changed apart from still waiting for my next ESA assessment form to arrive to be completed.
(3 year ESA S/G, last done Oct 2013. DWP prognosis not before Oct 2016)
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