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Forum: Spain
Jan 10th 2011, 3:39 pm
Replies: 534
Views: 35,070
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Is the new anti-smoking law working?

what a truly funny thread with various exploits being told.

I went to a concert in July 2009 in Benidorm Stadium. I did not know that smoking was still allowed and in fact did not know about that...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 10th 2011, 3:24 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,678
Posted By moving shortly

Re: I wonder how many were sent to Portugal?

Hi
No not sure yet Biggles. However one thing I do realise is that really the British should learn from the countries that they go to live in and that is "live and let live". A friend of ours who...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 9th 2011, 10:04 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,678
Posted By moving shortly

Re: I wonder how many were sent to Portugal?

Have you not heard that Portugal is one of the most dangerous places to drive in europe? It doesnt matter if you have insurance or not the portuguese driving is atrotious also many are only insured...
Forum: Spain
Jan 4th 2011, 6:44 pm
Replies: 342
Views: 24,426
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Are you a benefit fraud.. and living in Spain?

John and Kath,
Believe you me I know I am correct, regarding AA/CA/SRP. However I will be taken up on hospital (NHS) which I forgot to include and yes you are quite right you lose SRP now it used...
Forum: Spain
Jan 3rd 2011, 11:13 pm
Replies: 342
Views: 24,426
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Are you a benefit fraud.. and living in Spain?

Sorry Bil SRP=State Retirement Pension
Forum: Spain
Jan 3rd 2011, 11:12 pm
Replies: 342
Views: 24,426
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Are you a benefit fraud.. and living in Spain?

Scampi
Did you realise that alongside the changes with Incapacity Benefit to ESA that this government intend to look at ALL in receipt of DLA to include those who have indefinite awards? I believe...
Forum: Spain
Jan 3rd 2011, 10:58 pm
Replies: 342
Views: 24,426
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Are you a benefit fraud.. and living in Spain?

Unfortunately Bil if you were in receipt of SRP when you applied for Carers Allowance you would be turned down, as both are taxable benefits so you are only entitled to one. Your mother or if not...
Forum: Spain
Jan 1st 2011, 11:25 pm
Replies: 342
Views: 24,426
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Are you a benefit fraud.. and living in Spain?

On a continuation on this post regarding mental health, I have seen many ex-soldiers with mental health difficulties who come out of the forces and are unable to cope.

On another note, I was in...
Forum: Spain
Dec 28th 2010, 11:48 pm
Replies: 342
Views: 24,426
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Are you a benefit fraud.. and living in Spain?

I couldnt agree more with what quite alot of people on this site have written. Only 1% is lost in fraud! Millions go unclaimed by families, the elderly and disabled. It appears that this new...
Forum: Europe
Dec 28th 2010, 11:29 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 36,878
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Incapacity benefit whilst abroad

I agree totally with what you say Mitzy, pension SRP is NOT benefit fraud when you receive this abroad. I did not explain myself clearly sorry, but when the newspapers mention the sums in benefit...
Forum: Europe
Dec 27th 2010, 8:46 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 36,878
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Incapacity benefit whilst abroad

Has anyone seen the news today, apparently the DWP are focusing their resources on benefit fraud abroad with the countries that are most prelevant being Spain, Portugal, Pakistan and the USA they do...
Forum: Spain
Dec 11th 2010, 8:04 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By moving shortly

Ikea

Does anyone know if Ikea in Seville is open as per normal on Monday next week? I only ask as sometimes there are localised bank holidays etc.
Replies: 33
Views: 5,647
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Questions on applying for settlement visa for my American wife

You may have more trouble getting the cat into the UK than the wife! See time limits and what you should be doing now at ww2.defra.gov.uk wildlife and pets section this is the new site or if you...
Forum: Europe
Nov 22nd 2010, 5:35 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 15,639
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Fight for UK benefit rights - DLA/CA/AA

OK Rakker now understood. Carers Allowance is not DLA Carers as you have said, DLA there are 2 components the Care and the Mobility. Carers Allowance is a separate benefit which is claimable to a...
Forum: Europe
Nov 19th 2010, 8:59 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 15,639
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Fight for UK benefit rights - DLA/CA/AA

To obtain DLA/AA in the EA you have to be in receipt of a taxable benefit ie SRP, Incap, ESA(conts).

SRP are likely to be in receipt of AA or DLA if they were under 65 when they first claimed.
...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 18th 2010, 7:58 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,341
Posted By moving shortly

Re: anyone living on the other side of the tejo river

You could try Alcochete. It is still up and coming, it has been proposed that the new airport may be built there. There is a big outlet shopping centre there. The crossing over the new bridge into...
Forum: Europe
Nov 8th 2010, 7:19 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 36,878
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Incapacity benefit whilst abroad

Thanks CrustyCrab
Will you please advise us all as to your entitlement as soon as you know.

We live in interesting times, I cannot see that the UK can renounce their responsibilities to sick and...
Forum: Europe
Nov 8th 2010, 6:27 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 36,878
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Incapacity benefit whilst abroad

Crusty Crab
How is your claim going for ESA? I note from earlier posts, that you were to be assessed in the summer of 2010, have you been awarded this and for how long?

I was checking the DWP...
Forum: Spain
Nov 8th 2010, 5:31 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,659
Posted By moving shortly

Re: Disability Living Allowance Update

Any news CrustyCrab? They did promise a reply for you by the end of October.:thumbup:
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