Category Archives: Income Support

Tuesday 28th November 2017 – Letter From HMCTS Takes 20 Days To Reach Me! (I.S. 4th)

It took 20 days to be delivered!  The envelope features the Whistl logo, next to the “Delivered by Royal mail” logo. Continue reading

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Friday 24th November 2017 – HMCTS/ASC Inform Me Over The Phone That I’ve Got An Income Support Tribunal Listed For Monday 27th November 2017 – This Is The First I’ve Heard! (I.S. 4th)

I am forever complaining to HMCTS, HMRC, the CSA, DWP, that their letters to me sometimes take more than a week to reach me, if at all. They use bulk printing, and sometimes different carriers, in addition to Royal Mail. A false economy, as so often letters arrive too late, (or not at all). 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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Thursday 16th March 2017 – DWP Phone Me This Evening, & Book Appt At Erdington Jobcentre Next Week For JSA (3rd Claim)

This evening, “D” rang me from the DWP, from 08000 232 076, to book me an appointment for a Work-Focused interview, for my new JSA (3rd Claim). He booked me an appt for next week. I asked for a 2 … Continue reading

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Thursday 9th March 2017 – I’ve Received Mandatory Reconsideration Notice/Decision Of My Income Support (4th Claim) From Inverness DRT

I’ve received the Mandatory Reconsideration Notice/Decision dated 7th March 2017, today. Inverness DRT (Dispute Resolution Team – DWP) say they’ve not changed the original Decision, that I wasn’t entitled to Income Support (4th claim) from the 4th of January 2017. … Continue reading

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Wednesday 1st March 2017 – I Make New Claim For Income Support (5th Claim)

This morning, I rang 0800 055 6688, to make a new claim for Income Support (5th claim). I’m still waiting for a Senior Manager to call me, to confirm which DWP benefit I was entitled to from 4th January 2017 … Continue reading

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Friday 17th February 2017 – I Request Mandatory Reconsideration Of Income Support Decision (4th Claim)

Today, I requested a Mandatory Reconsideration of the DWP’s Decision to refuse me Income Support from 4th January 2017. I gave my detailed reasons (I haven’t got time to copy everything here at the moment). But basically, I had to … Continue reading

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