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BREAKING NEWS – Is this the new PPI? Councils across the UK are over charging wheelchair users billions of pounds in council tax.

By Simon Sansome UK councils are failing to inform people with disabilities that they are in entitled to a council tax band reduction.  Ability Access has established, because of this failing people who are eligible for the band reduction are over paying council tax by almost five hundred million pounds a year.  Paying council tax can be a… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS – Is this the new PPI? Councils across the UK are over charging wheelchair users billions of pounds in council tax.

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The government is taking advantage of the disabled community and their carers by paying them ‘30p an hour’ or the equivalent to 30 Haribo fried eggs.

The only way policy would change is if you don’t care for your loved ones, and the government knows this. New Zealand parliament passed a new law, paying a main carer £12 an hour pay if they care for a relative with a mental health issue or disability. New Zealand are leading the way as… Continue reading The government is taking advantage of the disabled community and their carers by paying them ‘30p an hour’ or the equivalent to 30 Haribo fried eggs.

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Disability is the national crisis ‘We are being culled.’

By Simon Sansome People in the UK who have a disability are facing a  national crisis thanks to this Conservative government. They are causing a culling of the disabled community.    The government has admitted that nearly 8,000 people died within six months of being rejected for a crucial disability benefit. New figures reveal 7,990… Continue reading Disability is the national crisis ‘We are being culled.’

Disability, housing, Lifestyle, local authorities, Politics

BREAKING NEWS -Councils across the UK over charge wheelchair users billions of pounds in council tax.

By Simon Sansome UK councils are failing to inform people with disabilities that they are in entitled to a council tax band reduction.  Ability Access has established, because of this failing people who are eligible for the band reduction are over paying council tax by almost five hundred million pounds a year.  Paying council tax can be a… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS -Councils across the UK over charge wheelchair users billions of pounds in council tax.

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Councils across the UK fail to inform disabled residents they are entitled to a council tax reduction.

By Simon Sansome Paying council tax can be a worrying subject for many people with disabilities, a lot of the time people with disabilities are on a low income. Martin Lewis, of Money Saving Expert has been doing a cracking job of raising awareness for people who have a mental impairment and are free from… Continue reading Councils across the UK fail to inform disabled residents they are entitled to a council tax reduction.