Category Archives: My Local Council

Tuesday 11th September 2018 – It Took 5 Days For Letter From Birmingham City Council To Be Delivered!

I had to go out this morning, bright and early. I got back home at precisely 12:49pm.  As I opened the front door, I could see that the postman had been. I opened the letter from Birmingham City Council, which … Continue reading

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Wednesday 25th July 2018 – I Phone Birmingham City Council’s Benefits Service on 0121 464 7000, I’m Told There Is NO TIME LIMIT For Them To Process My Housing Benefit Appeal!

So I’ll continue to receive only 50 pence in Housing Benefit per week, until they’re inclined to process my Appeal!  Council Tax Benefit is also affected, there is NO TIME LIMIT for them to process my Appeal! Continue reading

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Saturday 21st July 2018 – I Receive Benefit Decision Notice from David Kinnair (Head of Benefits at Birmingham City Council)

The latest bombshell arrived through my letterbox today, from David Kinnair (Head of Benefits at Birmingham City Council).  It states that I will only receive 50 pence per week for Housing Benefit, leaving me (& my son) to pay £99.88 per … Continue reading

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Friday 27th April 2018 – Letter From David Kinnair (Birmingham City Council’s Head of Benefits) Takes 13 Days To Be Delivered!

Today, I have received a letter from David Kinnair – Head of Benefits at Birmingham City Council.  It is dated 14th April 2018 !!!  So it took 13 days to reach me! Continue reading

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Tuesday 17th April 2018 – Letter From David Kinnair (Birmingham City Council’s Head of Benefits) Takes 11 Days To Be Delivered! Leaves Me Only 3 Days To Provide Detailed Info To Council!

I have just received a letter from Birmingham City Council’s Benefits Service, dated 6th April 2018.  It took 11 days to drop through my letterbox! Continue reading

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Monday 28th August 2017 – I Phone 0121 464 2001, Birmingham City Council’s Automated Telephone Payment System, & Pay £64.14

This is my first post since 6th July 2017, I’ll endeavour to fill in the gaps as and when I can. I rang 0121 464 2001, Birmingham City Council’s Automated Telephone Payment System this morning, and paid £64.14 to cover the … Continue reading

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Tuesday 4th July 2017 – Woke Up With Migraine, Attended Erdington Customer Service Centre, & Erdington Jobcentre

I woke up with a migraine today (I’ve had worse, though). Got ready, then set off for Erdington. I first went to Erdington Customer Service Centre (aka Erdington Advice Centre), so that a lengthy form I’d completed could be scanned … Continue reading

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