Booboo wrote:If a claimant finds a part time job - say 16 hours per week, they will still have to demonstrate that they are actively seeking work - get another part time job - to make up the hours to 35.
When a claimant moves on to Universal Credit, they will only be getting the allowance for a month at a time - which is paid in arrears. If, during that month they find work, they will not be entitled to the previous days, weeks benefit. Does that make sense?
Booboo wrote:I can't answer those questions H.
Social fund payments will be coming out of the LA pot. The fund is 200k less than it was last year in Booville.
Claimants will no longer receive money. They will now get vouchers.
Ration book style?
Claimants who receive their benefit through a Post Office Card account will now have to open a bank account or have a Pay Point card issued.
People who cannot budget on the small amount of benefits they receive already will have serious problems adjusting to getting £1000+ in their hands on a monthly basis.
Addicts in or out of recovery will have tremendous issues thinking of tomorrow when a large amount of cash is in their pocket.
Hairyloon wrote:What is the problem with the post office?
Hairyloon wrote:I'm sure the payday loans companies and pawnbrokers will step in...
Hairyloon wrote:Surely a lot of them will binge on their chosen addiction and stop thinking altogether... in many cases permanently.
I suppose that is one way to cut the number of claimants, but not one I voted for.
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