There is none. Declaring bankruptcy will not affect the amount of benefits received in any way. This applies to all possible benefits available in the United Kingdom.

However, it’s important to note that the amounts of benefits count as income for the bankrupt individual and may influence the trustee’s decision to implement an Income Payment Agreement (IPA).

The amount of benefits cannot be disregarded by the trustee in only one situation: if they constitute the bankrupt individual’s sole and exclusive income and they have no other income, such as from employment or self-employment.