Just a quick update. In the end I contacted the sociak care team and asked if the Director who helped and supported me with the false claims for repayments by their financial arm. I decided to email the director and ask for her help which I felt a bit uncomfortable about having to bother her again. ...
8000 disabled people die within 6 months of being refused PIP. Almost half of those people die within 3 months of being refused. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/8000-people-die-months-after-13961046 When 72% win PIP on appeal does that mean the 28% who didn't win die? Capita should be sacked.
Another symptom of the housing crisis and people having nowhere to live, or losing their home, is how parking in our street has become a problem with too many cars, vans and trucks. We first saw this starting two years ago and its got steadily worse. So much so that in the evening and overnight unti...
https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/scum-earth-strong-reactions-homeless-15748424 "Scum of the earth" - strong reactions to homeless man set on fire The man was sleeping in Swanswell Park, Hillfields, when it happened News of a homeless man being set alight when he was asleep on a p...
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-46891392 The city with no homeless on its streets The number of people sleeping rough in the UK has multiplied since 2010. But in Finland's capital Helsinki rough sleeping has been almost eradicated thanks to a groundbreaking scheme. What can cities in the UK le...
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jan/31/rough-sleeping-rises-in-nearly-all-englands-major-cities-london-birmingham Rough sleeping and overcrowding figures prompt calls for action Rough sleeper numbers surge in English cities as record number of families living in overcrowded homes Charities ...
That Green Paper will probably confirm the worst , Colin. All power to the consumer ! Let them decide on the level of support and care they need. Why leave that task with Central Government through the funding of the LAs. The Tory Right's ultimate dream come true. The survival of the fittest !!! Si...
Call a spade a spade. [/i] That can be fun ... especially when two aces of the same appear on the table at the same time ? ( Lemmy ... a true lunatic ... as was Motorhead ... true head bangers ? ) Yep ... that decades old social war ... anybody now challenge the validity of that phrase ... ridicule...
The scary thought is that a time is coming when I will need much more care and support as my health continues to deteriorate.

Total care and support in their hands? :ohmy:
Thanks Bb, I think most of us here are on a similar wavelength. Yes the council think the contract is theirs. To be interpreted or ignored at their will. But that's why we have to make them behave and make them be professiinal. My dealings with local government on the past were all to do with planni...