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TOPIC: I won my ESA Tribunal!!

I won my ESA Tribunal!! 9 months 2 weeks ago #151675

:lol: of course keep you posted1
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I won my ESA Tribunal!! 9 months 2 weeks ago #151676

Still shocked
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I won my ESA Tribunal!! 9 months 2 weeks ago #151684

Thank you...blubber blubber!
Emotionally and physically drained so I am staying in bed to rest!
Again thanks so much for this forum, I would encourage more people to join. It's only a small amount to pay, worth every penny
The more people that join will perhaps mean moderators can be taken on and by the law of supply and demand, well it could make it so much easier.
I do you Twitter and following you there...I will ensure my good news and thanks to you people..!!!
Still don't know whether to laugh or cry.
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I won my ESA Tribunal!! 9 months 2 weeks ago #151712

I'm glad that you are able to relax a little at last!
Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
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The following user(s) said Thank You: Kazzy

I won my ESA Tribunal!! 9 months 2 weeks ago #151718

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Kazzy wrote:
Thank you...blubber blubber!
Emotionally and physically drained so I am staying in bed to rest!
Again thanks so much for this forum, I would encourage more people to join. It's only a small amount to pay, worth every penny
The more people that join will perhaps mean moderators can be taken on and by the law of supply and demand, well it could make it so much easier.
I do you Twitter and following you there...I will ensure my good news and thanks to you people..!!!
Still don't know whether to laugh or cry.

Hi K,

A really nice thought by you !!! :)

Mods are unpaid volunteers, ex-members most of them !!

Believe it or not, it is very difficult to recruit and retain good Moderators !

It is still very good of you to promote B&W, as without subs the owner would not be able to keep the site running as he receives no grants or advertising revenue from other external sources.

B&W is totally independent and therefore cannot be influenced by other "external sources/forces" !! B)

bro58
Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
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The following user(s) said Thank You: Kazzy

I won my ESA Tribunal!! 9 months 2 weeks ago #151782

Have done some searching on here.
One question please. If I am placed in support group (ESA) contribution based - I am assuming it will be contribution based, having worked so many years - just asking for
clarification. Guess no..but could I still apply to get help with my mortgage interest if I do get put in this category
I have just copied the information at end, taken of a newsletter. I also appreciate it that it will be a loan fairly soon!!
Give with one hand, take with the other.
Thankful for reply. I am ensuring all my queries will stay under my specific post now and I will not start new ones otherwise mods will goggle eyed.
Prior to asking a question I really do do my research on the site.
Again many, many thanks
Am not being funny but my personal suggestion is to look on the site initially, if you cannot find the answer just ask via your one post thread/


(Below is just copied from one Newsletter
The plan to change support for mortgage interest (SMI) payments from a benefit to a loan will hit current SMI claimants, the DWP have confirmed in an impact assessment published yesterday.

SMI pays all or part of the interest on a claimant's mortgage if they are getting benefits such as Income Support, income-based Jobseeker's Allowance, income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Pension Credit or Universal Credit.

At present SMI is a non-repayable benefit. But one of the measures in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill currently going through parliament is to change the payments into a loan from 2018, which will be repaid when a claimant returns to work or sells their property. Alternatively it will be recovered from their estate after they die.

Not only will the loan have to be repaid, but interest will be charged on it and there will be an administration charge on top. The changes will affect both current claimants and new claimants from 2018.

The DWP claim that the change will increase claimants’ life chances and reduce repossessions.
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