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Prisoners on remand - Benefits you can't get - On remand

Entitlement to most benefits ceases or is suspended while you are on remand. Most benefits are paid in arrears, so you may be owed some benefits payments. You should inform the office that pays your benefit of your change of circumstances and request the arrears be paid to you or sent to someone who is managing your money.

Benefits you can't get - On remand

You are disqualified from the following benefits while you are on remand:

However you may be entitled to help with housing costs for up to 52 weeks whilst on remand.

You are also disqualified from Universal Credit while you are on remand.  You may be entitled to help with housing costs for up to 6 months whilst on remand.

After the first 28 days as a prisoner, the following benefit will stop:

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