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Council Tax Bill

Disabled people need a change in the council tax bill system to ( All councils to apply to ) A reduction in there council tax bill as as a disabled person every council makes there own choices this ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disability rights and campaigning - 8 Jul 2021

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Help with a valuation tribunal for council tax reduction

hello everyone So, my council have sent me a reconsideration over my argument to them as they have suddenly reduced help with my council tax despite there being no income change in my household. No ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Benefits and financial support - 18 Jun 2024

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Council tax reduction

Why does someone have to be classed as "severely MENTALLY impaired" to get a council tax exemption ? Why not "severely PHYSICALLY impaired" ? I am classed as disabled enough to receive enhanced ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing and independent living - 21 Sep 2023

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Council saying apply for Universal Credit when on ESA.

Hi My brother is on ESA (Support element) and get's PIP too - the lower one. He has just moved to a house and I've been helping him apply for housing benefit. He keeps going out of the house and my ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Universal Credit (UC) - 1 Jun 2020

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Giving with one hand and taking away with another

Giving with one hand and taking away with another. How increases in benefits leaves the disabled, elderly and vulnerable worse off. In April 2018 James B (a retired army veteran ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Benefits and financial support - 25 Jan 2019

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Deprivation of Capital?

I'm new here and wondered if anyone had any idea about what is and isn't regarded as deprivation of capital for means tested benefits. Me and hubby are both disabled, get PIP at standard rate daily ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Benefits and financial support - 16 Apr 2021

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Coping with stress, low mood and isolation – a support thread

What is this thread about? We realise these are particularly difficult times for all who visit Scope’s online community. The impact of covid-19 has been far reaching, not least emotionally, as we ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Mental health and wellbeing - 9 Jan 2021

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Hi, my name is miss_may!

Hi everyone can someone help me please, I live in my council house with my disabled sister, we used to get council tax reduction support. They have recently stopped that and now what all the ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Start here and say hello! - 17 Sep 2023

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Will some of us lose out

After the announcement about the support from gov for increase in energy cost and watching Martin Lewis earlier My understanding is that the £150 rebate on council tax won't be applied to those ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Benefits and financial support - 3 Feb 2022

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