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The One Stop Shop for housing benefit and council tax benefit information, including the most active discussion forums concerning benefits on the internet and the latest publications from the DWP, caselaw and legislation.

Latest Forum Posts

Appeals Query

churdle - 28/08/2015

You lapse the appeal in their favour and do not send it to TS.  The decision they are disput ...

Shared Household - common household

Pete Mc - 28/08/2015

Just to be clear, are you saying that Upper Tribunal have stated we should be splitting LHA rates ...

reg 7 absence

churdle - 28/08/2015

journey booking form says return was exactly 3 months after outbound journey, which is more than ...

Shared Household - common household

APT - 28/08/2015

[quote=Pete Mc]

I personally would have thought that you would pay the full 2 bed rate ...

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