Dear Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council,
1/ The governments own means testing model recommends that someone on income support etc should not be means tested and the allowance should be paid in full with no deductions for child benefit do you comply with this or do you means test then deduct .
2/ If a child is on DLA do you use this as income when means testing.
3/ when a child is on DLA the child tax credit pay a DISABILITY PREMIUM with the child tax do you deduct this from the allowance or just deduct the basic child tax credit.
4/ Special guardians are told by National support groups that the allowance should be the National minimum fostering allowance rate do you comply with this and what constitutes the minimum ie: pocket money etc etc.
5/ do you increase the allowance annually if not how often do you increase it .
Mr David Smith
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