Tag Archives: Lewes

Who stole your pension?

WHO STOLE YOUR PENSION?  We’ve all heard the stories- “We can’t afford to pay pensions at the current level”.  People are living longer.”  “We would have to pay huge sums of money to afford decent pensions.” Whatever happened to all … Continue reading

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The poll tax, council tax and you

RATES, POLL TAX AND COUNCIL TAX AND WHY IT MATTERS TO YOU- election special 2.  Such was the interest in my last newsletter on council tax benefit and how council candidates don’t understand it that I’m writing some more. Before … Continue reading

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LEWES COUNCIL CANDIDATES DONT UNDERTAND COUNCIL TAX BENEFIT

 COUNCIL CANDIDATES “DON’T UNDERSTAND KEY ISSUES ON COUNCIL TAX BENEFIT”  Lewes based benefits expert Chris Smith has expressed horror at the ignorance amongst many candidates standing for council about the changes in council tax benefit they will have to decide … Continue reading

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SOCIAL SERVICES- YOU DON’T HAVE TO BEG

 Need help with your daily living?  Or got a friend or relative who does?  There is help available from social services- and you have rights to it too, although you may have to fight for them.  Here is the information … Continue reading

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Rent Rises Rocket

On the housing waiting list?  Hoping for a transfer or exchange?  Trying to move vulnerable people on to permanent housing?  A rude shock could await you after this April.  For ages governments have tried to stop councils building new housing.  … Continue reading

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