Tag Archives: Stress

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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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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Thursday 5th April 2018 – Been So Pre-occupied With Too Many Issues, Got Hundreds of Posts To Type, When I Can

I haven’t forgotten about this blog, just so overwhelmed, on so many fronts. I’ve got so much to post, but it will have to wait for now…..

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Wednesday 27th December 2017 – I Receive The Latest Woeful Response From HMRC (re: ChB 1st Appeal)

It is now more than 4 YEARS since my daughter independently contacted HMRC to confirm her new address. Despite numerous complaints, phone calls, emails, letters, & Tribunal hearings, HMRC never updated my daughter’s address.  Continue reading

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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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