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Benefit cut appeal letter

 
May 6th 2010
 

In December issue of our London edition, we ran a feature by Alan Murdie, a barrister with the Zacchæus 2000 Trust, explaining how changes brought about by "the biggest shake-up of the benefits system for 60 years" could mean people losing their claims. If this happens to you or someone you know, you still have the right of appeal.

Alan Murdie wrote: "wherever possible, you should get help or advice with a tribunal, but people can win them by themselves." The template of an appeal letter is now on up on the home page of our website (thepavement. org.uk - look under 'Your rights') will help if you want to appeal a sanction to your claim.

You can also read the feature on benefit cuts at Appealing Benefit cuts.

 
 
 

May 2010

 

Contents

Held to account

Hostel evacuated from neighbouring blaze

Growing concern for homeless kids

Scottish government publishes homeless stats

A taxing question

Health records

Questioning 42

Cyber spotlight

Deportations have begun

Benefit cut appeal letter

Tin can tycoon

Community London count

Has Poncho ended?

Spoon the Tramp

Root beer float count

Zero in Huddersfield

Library outreach in SF

Tough times for charities

South Africa's World Cup poverty pretence

Post-Olympics Vancouver

Iceland accused of bleaching waste food

Tent Cities US - update

Street Shield 13: On the prowl

 

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