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One room or two?

peterdelamothe - 31/07/2015

I agree with Kay on this. I presume they all have sole tenancies in their own name and are NOT joint ...

Tempoary absence

Kay_Tade - 31/07/2015


I think your thread heading is confusing, my head was in and around temp absence an ...

URGENT- child care vouchers vs amount of CCC reduction

Kay_Tade - 31/07/2015

[quote=Amanda JB]The Department is not aware of any Upper Tribunal case which has ruled on the tr ...

Tenancy in a care home

Chris Dring - 31/07/2015

The legislation defines care homes as residential accommodation and claimants living in resi ...

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