What difference to your life has the extra £20 per week made, and what difference would it make if it was taken away?: "This pandemic has made money more difficult to manage. Heating has been on more as library is closed. It was where I could keeep warm, browse books and surf the internet without any cost. Im spending more on food for my teenager who seems to graze all day like cattle. My income dropped as child maintenance has not been paid. Ironic that the DWP cannot chase missong maintnece payments due to staff shortage during lockdowns but can send out forms to remind you tour benefit is due to run out and to reapply. Who is in the DWP office and is it necessary?"

Alex R
Jan 29, 2021

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