Financial review for care with council

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i sent DRE fir garden maintainance which is specifically listed on their form that it is allowed. it was a receipt for 20 pound per month. can they do this.

also the have increased my contribution from 4 pounds to over 7 pounds. they said in april that my benefits have increased nearly 4 pound to meet the cost of living and they are entitled to take it. can they take it all?

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    Hi,

    I'm not sure exactly what it is you're asking about the garden maintenance. You said you sent a receipt for it because it's specifically listed on the form but didn't actually ask any question. Have they refuse the DRE for this?

    Yes they can increase your contribution, what they increase it by will depend on your circumstances. A £3 per week increase, doesn't sound that much. All local councils have their own criteria for this so you will need to speak to them about any dispute.

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    yes they have refused it.

    An increase of financial contribution of over 16 pounds per month is not justifiable. They have said because of benefit increases but mine have increased by a much smaller amount. They should not be allowed to take all that

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    All local councils have their own criteria and you'll need to speak to them regarding this.

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