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Disability Living Allowance - No recourse to public funds

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Hie all

 

I was wondering if anyone can help me? - I made an apllication for Disability Living Allowance for my daughter which was suggested and filled in by my daughters doctors, school, Health visitors etc. I was under the impression that the `no recourse to public funds` stamp in my passport meant that i could not claim any money period (i was a student then and these people said they helped people lin the same position as me before). Anyway the DWP told me to forward the form anyway with my visa details and the DLA commenced in 2004. I went on a work permit and now have `Indefinite leave to remain`. Over the years i have phoned and writted to DWP to be sure of my daughters entitlement especially when changes were made to tax credits ie when they were classified as public funds and not a form of tax relief. I even sent in my visa details and asked for the money to be stopped as noone could give me a clear answer. I have now received a letter saying i owe over £7000 for DLA received when my daughter was not entitled to it due to the `no recourse to public funds` condition of her visa during 2007 and 2010. I sent in my daughters passport at they request when i asked to resume the DLA. Now i feel that i made enough effort to check the claim by phoning , writting etc but i was told that everything was in order only for this to come up now. I cannot afford to repay this and fear that they will stop my daughters DLA in order to pay for this. I work as well as care for my daughter whose condition has worsened but my request for a review of the money they pay towards her care has been refused. If i was to appeal the latter would they take that increament in lieu of me paying back from my daughters DLA?. Its just a suggestion.

i dont know what to do.

Can anyone help?. Any suggestions will be appreciated.

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Good morning and welcome to the site.

Someone should give you some answers later today.


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Hi mum911.... is your daughter born in the UK? I don't know the answer but it does sound like you have done everything you could to correctly claim. Perhaps you should make an appointment with your MP and ask him / her to take them on?

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hie thank you all. my daughter was born in the UK. I have read that the fact that i was claiming the DLA could lead to my settlement visa being cancelled as i breached immigration rules!!.

thank you

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ILR should give you entitlement to public funds.

Did you get your ILR by postal application or by appointment ?


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Also some categories of public funds are exempt from no recourse-depending on your Country (you came from)

 

see here for full details;

 

http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/documents/policyandlaw/modernised/cross-cut/public-funds/funds.pdf?view=Binary

 

Which Country of origin is yours ?


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