This leaflet explains what Employment and Support Allowance is, who can get it and what happens when you make a claim.
Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) helps people with an illness or disability to move into work. It has replaced Incapacity Benefit and Income Support paid because of an illness or disability.
This leaflet explains more about:
- what ESA is
- who can get ESA
- what happens when you make a claim
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