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Ask Jackie: special guardianship allowance

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Q: Hi Jackie, viagra 40mg  I’m not a grandmother but an aunt who has taken care of my nephew (age 13) and neice (11) following the sudden and unexplained death of their mother in February this year. I have applied for special guardianship and the local authority are saying they are going to approve this. They have offered to pay us £80 a week per child is this in line with what I should be getting? We are means tested.

 

A: If you are being means tested then the local authority should give you their going rate based on their assessment. I can’t tell you what that rate is because local authorities vary in their allocations.

 

If you want to check it all out contact:

 

Guardian’s Allowance Unit

Child Benefit Office

PO Box 1

Newcastle on Tyne

NE88 1AA

Tel: 08453021464

 

Jackie

 

 

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