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16 year old student

an1 - 07/10/2015

But what about the fact that her parents are still getting CHB and tax credits for her?

Oh that's what the changes are about....

nickkeogh - 06/10/2015

Knackered but stronger.

13 Weeks No Restriction

nickkeogh - 06/10/2015

Bereavement yes (for 13 weeks only though and only if receiving UC at the time of death) For thos ...

PFA - right to reside

Kay_Tade - 06/10/2015

Was her work registered?

You say she stopped work in May 2010, was she on leave? If so ...

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