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Prisoners on remand - Benefits suspended - On remand

This guide provides information about entitlement to specific benefits if you are on remand.

Benefits suspended - On remand

While you are awaiting trial, payments of some benefits will be suspended pending the outcome. These include:

If you are sentenced, you are not paid benefits for the period you are in prison. If you are released without serving a sentence (including a suspended sentence), full arrears for the time spent on remand are paid.

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