.... and the next turn , please ! Labour lays out plans for social care reform ahead of local elections. Party pledges home help for 160,000 more elderly people as well as £350m for training. [/size][/b] Labour would provide home help to 160,000 more older people to support them with tasks like dre...
Picked up by Simon , here's the full article : DWP staff problems leave carers with years of overpaid benefit debt. NAO finds many overpayments lasted decades, with at least 133 carers now owing up to £20,000. [/size][/b] Staff shortages at the Department for Work and Pensions have led to thousands ...
Lottery bosses refuse to pay £4million jackpot to two players who 'bought the winning ticket with a stolen debit card', after it emerged neither had a bank account. Mark Goodram, 36, and Jon-Ross Watson, 31, claimed victory on a scratchcard. But Camelot grew suspicious when they discovered neither ...
Cheers Simon ... The Guardian still 5 bookmarks away as I type ... will add to the main Purge thread within the next half hour.

CUK challenging the findings through legal angles ?

A charity ???
How a missed council tax bill of £167 can cost £2,065. [/size][/b] A resident who fails to pay their first month's council tax bill of £167 can see the cost increase to £2,065 in nine weeks, according to Citizens Advice. The missed payment in England and Wales can mean they are liable for the rest ...
Yes , the delay between approval and actual funding is one of those issues picked up in the last House report on CHC ... detailed in the following thread : https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support-and-advice/all-about-caring/chc-rationed-high-time-to-ask-some-obvious-questions-33311?hilit=chc%20ration...
Hi Jon. It's going to be ESA + the Carers Premium Element OR Carers Allowance. ( Assuming the right " Flavour " of PIP for CA to kick in ? ) However you should still claim Carers Allowance, you will not receive payment, but you will be eligible for the Carer Premium in your ESA applicable amount. Yo...
While Britain forces its disabled people to food banks, it is unfit for the 21st century. There is no starker example than universal credit of the way cuts punish this country’s most vulnerable citizens. [/b][/size] It is 2019, and the UK is one of the wealthiest countries in the world. But today’s...
What a surprise ? Living costs rising faster for UK's poorest families than richest. Poorer households fare worse because of types of goods and services they buy, says ONS. [/b][/size] Living costs have increased faster for Britain’s poorest households than for the richest, according to official fi...
Ensure CHC / NHS Continuing Healthcare is , at least , mentioned.

If you don't ask , you don't get.