Tag Archives: housing benefit

I am getting really pissed off now.

Those that have followed me for a while, will know that I can put a positive spin on almost anything and I have done for the majority of shit we go through. Being evicted- a massive adventure as we won’t … Continue reading

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And on goes the fight

Just to give you an idea of how much the UK benefit system screws people over. Last year, I had an overpayment on my child tax credits, within days, they had set the system up to start taking payments out … Continue reading

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This drives me fucking crazy

Today, I got a letter from the council, they have recalculated my housing benefit (again) This time it has dropped to nothing. Which means my council tax has gone up. We are not talking hundreds it is maybe an extra … Continue reading

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Sigh

Along with the moves, I have also had to keep an eye on what is happening with my PIP (disability allowance.) The simple answer is sweet fuck all   I was promised it would be less than 6 weeks, that … Continue reading

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Explaination

I don’t think I have explained why this PIP tribunal is so important to me, so I am going to try and do it now. PIP is a disability benefit It is different from every other benefit. In the UK … Continue reading

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In Today’s News

I fucking hate my council. If you were ever unsure in any of my previous posts, I just want to make it clear how much I hate their red tape. To be fair the people I often speak to are … Continue reading

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My stress and where it is coming from

I have mentioned to a few people the massive amount of stress I was plunged into at the end of last week. I have alluded to it a few times but I just wanted to type it all down so … Continue reading

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