Tag Archives: Discretionary Housing Payments

Discretionary Housing Payments. Wirral Council foreseeably and avoidably broke the law for 18 months

Links to previous Discretionary Housing Payments posts: FOI Request to Wirral Council ~ Discretionary Housing Payments UPDATE: Leaked Wirral Council email: Discretionary Housing Payments Unlawful for 18 Months “Most Improved” Wirral Council. Breaking the law on Discretionary Housing Payments – … Continue reading

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Information Commissioner Publishes Discretionary Housing Payments Decision Notice

Here is the link to this decision notice. https://ico.org.uk/media/action-weve-taken/decision-notices/2017/2172699/fs50684466.pdf Following allegations of Wirral Council’s abuse of vulnerable benefit claimants, DHP audit failure and an ongoing breach of statutory law, this was a successful Freedom of Information request we placed with … Continue reading

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Wirral Council Fails to Withhold Crucial Discretionary Housing Payments Report

Victory is sweet We can now report that the Information Commissioner has – after a long delay – found in our favour and Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council now have 30 days to put their house in order and provide the … Continue reading

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