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Benefits for carers – a quick guide to Carer’s Allowance


Regular readers will know I like to keep you up to date with what’s going on behind the scenes at the DWP, and carers’ issues have been in the news at the time of writing this blog. Frank Field MP, Chair of the Work and Pensions Committee was recently outraged at the Government’s rejection of

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children


Last month’s blog covered the range of benefits for disabled children, but of course it centred on Disability Living Allowance (DLA), as that is the main benefit intended to help families cope with the costs of having a child with extra needs. Claiming DLA for disabled children up to the age of 16 This blog is