Category Archives: Complaint

Erdington High Street – Uncomfortable Benches/Seats

Even if they’re dry, and the temperatures hot enough to minimise the threat of frostbite from sitting on one, they’re dreadfully uncomfortable, and have no backrest.  Continue reading

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Tuesday 6th June 2017 – Another Trip To Erdington Customer Service Centre (Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit, & Rent)

it hardly requires the staff to break into a sweat to correctly date-stamp a couple of extra pages. Continue reading

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Monday 5th June 2017 – I Receive Mandatory Reconsideration Notice from DWP (re: JSA 3rd Claim)

Today I received a Mandatory Reconsideration Notice from the DWP (Inverness DRT), (dated 1st June 2017), they are still refusing to backdate my JSA (3rd Claim) to 4th January 2017. This is despite the failure of the DWP to get … Continue reading

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Friday 31st March 2017 – Erdington Jobcentre’s Incompetence Means I’ll Lose Flat I’ve Bid On! – Another Complaint Sent To Central England Complaints Resolution Team (re: JSA 3rd Claim)

If my JSA (3rd claim) isn’t in payment by the viewing date for the flat I’ve bid on, next week, I will lose that property. Continue reading

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Thursday 30th March 2017 – DWP Central England Complaints Resolution Team Phone Me, I Should Receive Response By 21st April 2017, re: JSA (3rd claim) WFI

“S” rang me from the DWP’s Central England Complaints Resolution Team today, then I rang her back a short while later. She confirmed they’ve received the formal complaint I sent them yesterday, about my JSA (3rd claim) Work Focused Interview … Continue reading

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Tuesday 28th March 2017 – I Attend Erdington Jobcentre, For My New JSA (3rd Claim) Work Focused Interview. It’s An Ordeal…….

“T” shot back that as a woman, she too has menstruated, & there are treatments available for heavy periods. I doubt that she’s medically qualified, and I wouldn’t mind if she was demonstrating a degree of empathy or understanding. But her aggressively hostile interview technique continued through this part of the discussion too, she said I could have an implant, or go on the pill. Continue reading

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Wednesday 15th March 2017 – I Still Haven’t Received Comprehensive Response From DWP’s Central England Complaints Resolution Team

It’ s been one month since I received a brief email from the DWP’s Central England Complaints Resolution Team, in which “DT” assured me they aim to provide a comprehensive response to my requests/complaints within 15 working days. I’m still … Continue reading

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