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People on Universal Credit with any of these health conditions could be due an extra £627 each month

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The latest statistics from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) show that in August 2022 there were 5.6 million people across the UK receiving financial support through Universal Credit, a benefit intended to help those out of work or on a low income with daily living costs.

While many people are trying to find a job, better paid employment or a second income, many claiming Universal Credit or JobSeeker's Allowance may be unaware that Personal Independence Payment (PIP) supports 547 health conditions.

If you have been living with a physical or mental health condition, long-term illness or a disability, you may be able to claim PIP - or Adult Disability Payment if you're a new claimant in Scotland - on top of any other benefit without being penalised.

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