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To qualify for this support, a person must be receiving Universal Credit and either had no earnings or had net earnings of £435 or less in their last assessment period.

Or, a person may also qualify if they receive Universal Credit, which includes an element for a child, or they (or their partner) had limited capability for work (LCW) or limited capability for work and work-related activity (LCWRA), and they either had no earnings or net earnings of £935 or less in their last assessment period.

If a claimant is part of a couple, the net earning threshold will apply to combined earnings.

When applying for the additional support, the claimant will need to present a copy of their Universal Credit award notice to prove their entitlement.

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