Prisoners on remand - Benefits suspended - On remand

Check what benefits you can get if you are a prisoner on remand

Last reviewed 03 April 2022

Benefits suspended - On remand

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

If you receive a sentence for imprisonment or detention, or a suspended sentence, you are not paid benefits for the period you are in prison. If you are released and do not receive a sentence, full arrears for the time spent on remand are paid.

Reviewed April 2022


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