PLEASE NOTE: any payment you receive from the Welsh Infected Blood Support Scheme will not to be taken into account when calculating your entitlement to the benefits discussed within this section. However, you are still required to declare to DWP any payments that you receive from the scheme. For more information please see the detailed guidance here.
Please note due to benefit changes; Employment Support Allowance (income-related), Working Tax Credit, Income Support, Jobseekers Allowance (income-based), Housing Benefit and Child Tax Credit are being replaced in the future by a single, monthly payment of Universal Credit. More information of this change is listed here.