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my mother inlaw recieves income support thats been cut from 310.90 per 2 weeks down to 45.65 per 2 week, cvarers allowance cut from 81.90 to 62 per week, dla is being given to her disabled daughter when she is 16 in feb 17, child tax credits has been cut from 220 pw to 165 pw and my income supports been cut. her kids dont turn 16 for 3 moths so can they  do it that early resuling in the family living below the bread there anywhere she can go or call to callenge this

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    Hi James

    Do you mean that her daughter is 16 in Feb 17 and therefore the DLA is due to run out and she has to claim PIP instead? If so has her daughter had her assessment yet and if so what was the decision?

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    Not all that different to my sorry tale of a life.

    We had our weekly income cut by £300 a week down to just over £200 a week.

    I lost my DLA which caused a reduction/loss in our other benefits.


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