Alex R on 15 July 2020

Have been receiving £50 a month from council for free school meal entitlement. Although my daughter has been home for a year and nothing was offered before lockdown. I actually accumulated £25 on the school lunch card which has not been spent due to daughter not attending school. Council do not reply when I ask for refund. I received £100 school clothing grant.
I have been misinformed by CAB on benefits enetitlements before lockdown and was advised to call again during lockdown as child maintenance wasn’t being paid. This time I was told I am entitled to certain benefits I am now awaiting Carers Allowance to be processed. It’s been 18 weeks now. They only back date 3 months. I have been struggling for a year with the wrong advice given

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