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May I clarify that the events you describe had not occurred when you were made an application for universal credit please and that you have obtained the additional monies since making the application?
thank you. The above additional monies would need to be declared in order to remain compliant with benefit legislation however, if you have used some of those monies to pay off debts, this would not be treated as "deprivation" (this is where you are deemed to have deliberately deprived yourself of monies in order to improve a claim for benefits) and as such, the monies you have used to pay off debts will not be counted as capital. the monies you have retained as savings however will and may serve to reduce the benefits you are entitled to
You would need to declare the monies you have received in full and the debts that have been repaid. The debts will be deducted from the receipt of capital leaving the balance remaining as remaining capital that will be taken into account when calculating your entitlement under universal credit. Whether or not this will affect the amount of benefit you are entitled to would depend upon whether you have any other savings on top of this
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