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I might be tempted to reduce the lease costs by the rent recieved from the flat then treat the ba ...

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We have tried many time to extract this info without success ! If  anyone ...

Temporary Absence abroad

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I would say from when he made the decision to extend the stay.  That's when his intentio ...

Help me help UC

John Boxall - 19/09/2018

IMHO the DWP understanding of Housing is patchy at best.

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