Category Archives: Council Tax Benefit

Saturday 17th June 2017 – I Receive Council Tax Bill

I’ve received a revised Council Tax bill today. I only receive Council tax support for part of my liability. On 1st July 2017 I must personally pay £42 in Council Tax, then each month after that I must pay £45 … 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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Tuesday 9th May 2017 – I Slowly Rotted At Erdington Customer Service Centre (aka Erdington Advice Centre) For An Hour

Ridiculously, this service is only provided on Tuesdays and Thursdays, despite the centre being open 5 days a week. Continue reading

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Tuesday 17th January 2017 – I’m In Rent Arrears, Waiting For My Income Support (4th claim) To Be Processed

I rang my Rent service, man said I’m just over £100 in rent arrears. I said I’m waiting for my new I.S. (4th claim) to be processed (in Handsworth), (which impacts upon HB & CTB). I then rang 0121 464 … Continue reading

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Thursday 5th January 2017 – I Attend Erdington Customer Service Centre (HB & CTB), & Erdington Jobcentre (re: I.S. 4th claim)

I travel to Erdington Customer Service Centre first thing this morning, as it apparently gets really busy later, & people can be there for hours. So bright & early for me, in & out quicker. I wrote a letter to … Continue reading

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Tuesday 15th November 2016 – Birmingham City Council Phone Me – Satisfaction Survey (Rent)

“F” rang me from Birmingham City Council, to conduct a Satisfaction Survey, re: my phone call to their Rent Service on 31/10/16. I suggested that Erdington Customer Service Centre needs to be more helpful, & automatically send urgent emails to … Continue reading

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Thursday 3rd November 2016 – I Send An Online Complaint To Birmingham City Council re: HB & CTB

I send an online complaint to Birmingham City Council, re: Housing Benefit & Council Tax Benefit.

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