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CAB to deliver UC Support from next April

mark underwood - 17/10/2018

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pbirks - 17/10/2018

 I  ****thought **** the relevant benefit rule D&A reg 8(14) just refers to the awa ...

CAB to deliver UC Support from next April

neil watkin - 17/10/2018

the (totally unconfirmed) rumour is it contains a 'gagging order'.

CAB to deliver UC Support from next April

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Are you being serious Neil, or quipping?  If the former, then a cynic might ask if that is t ...

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