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Carer paying rent?

arz - 25/05/2018

Still lots of questions to be asked about the rental liability itself. At this stage I& ...

DLA ceased causing overpayment

Shankers - 25/05/2018

Just to add to Kay's comment. I had been wondering whether or not the DLA entitlement ceased& ...

Carer paying rent?

Kay_Tade - 25/05/2018

[quote=arz]Does this sound about right? Has anyone come across claims where carers are charged re ...

DLA ceased causing overpayment

Kay_Tade - 25/05/2018

[quote=CRLDuffy]I am currently dealing with an appeal where an overpayment was created due to DLA ...

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