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15 September 2014

15/09/2014

Giles Peaker from Anthony Gold - confirmed speaker.

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Latest Forum Posts

52 week protection on death

Folashade02 - 18/04/2014

Any thought on this please

Claimant lives with partner in an HA  2 bedroom accommo ...

subsidy for homeless placements

beth_daly - 17/04/2014

No you can't. It is 1 rate unless there are 2 seperate license agreements for each room  ...

Looks Like the DWP Seriously Underestimated the Numbers

jadlam - 17/04/2014

Norwich have joined the party - 139 cases.

Total 11,152

Looks Like the DWP Seriously Underestimated the Numbers

pauline-wass - 17/04/2014

Knowsley 620

So I guess the running total 10,333 plus Carlisle 60 and ours 620 = 11,013 ...

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