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    • Pardon late reply, had a busy last few days. I will make enquiries to the Council or Valuations Agency tomorrow when they are open. I am a little apprehensive about getting the dentist involved although I wasn't warned about the new parking system at the time. I have photos but  will need to reduce the mb size of them as 4.5 mb is maximum upload on here. They will also need editing to blot out reg numbers etc. I was given 28 days from CE to cough up after the POPLA decision and that will expire in a few days time. I intend to take this all the way and to save further action [e.g. debt collectors with the £100 rocketing to the thick end of a Grand]   write to CE and tell them take me straight to Court as all letters will be ignored. 
    • Hi, i am not sure if this has been discussed before, i have a feeling it probably has. My partner has claimed carers allowance for looking after her uncle for the last 3 years. She has also quite often worked part time. She has always told me she was allowed to work 15 hours per week and she has always stuck to this limit. However i have looked into it and found that the limit is how much you earn not how many hours you work. Her jobs have always been minimum wage so they have actually kept her just under the earnings limit. This is where i think this subject may have been discussed before, obviously in april 2019 the increase in NMW and the carers earnings limit increase resulted in someone working 15 hours at NMW being 15p over the limit. My partner had no idea she was earning too much until a letter arrived a few weeks ago from the carers people. They suspended her claim and she had to fill a form in  detailing her working hours and earnings etc over a certain period. My partner sought advice from the CAB who said this would be overlooked as it was such a small amount (15p). She received a letter on saturday saying she was not entitled to carers from april 2019 until sep 2019, (she stopped working in september and is not currently working). The letter does not say what they intend to do as she has already received her payments for this period. I have a feeling another letter may be on its way telling her to pay it back ? Surely this can not be right ? Another point to mention is that my partner had £2 per week took from her wages for her uniform, i put this down as an allowable expense but they have completely ignored this and not even mentioned it in the letter they sent out on saturday. As far as i was aware work uniform or equipment should be classed as an allowable expense, this in effect would take her below the carers earnings limit. Has anyone had a similar experience or can offer any advice ? I seriously cant believe they are doing this over 15p per week. Thanks in advance Steve.
    • You are onto something here... POFA s.4 states:   "6(1)The second condition is that the creditor (or a person acting for or on behalf of the creditor)— (a)has given a notice to driver in accordance with paragraph 7, followed by a notice to keeper in accordance with paragraph 8...   8(1)A notice which is to be relied on as a notice to keeper for the purposes of paragraph 6(1)(a) is given in accordance with this paragraph if the following requirements are met....   (4)The notice must be given by— (a)handing it to the keeper, or leaving it at a current address for service for the keeper, within the relevant period; or (b)sending it by post to a current address for service for the keeper so that it is delivered to that address within the relevant period. (5)The relevant period for the purposes of sub-paragraph (4) is the period of 28 days following the period of 28 days beginning with the day after that on which the notice to driver was given."   In the Claimant's WS, from para 54 onwards, they refer to p.9 of POFA regarding the issuing of the notice to the Keeper. They're relying on the wrong paragraph because, as they've issued a notice to driver, they should be relying on p.8, as I've quoted above. The notice to keeper can then only be issued once 28 days have passed. They're stating that it's 14 days, and that they have done this in your case.   Did you include POFA as a WS exhibit?
    • Thanks again!   With regards to evidence raised above, since the application is now scheduled for a hearing, what if I wanted to submit further evidence to support my case for the hearing.   How would that affect the already submitted Witness Statement with the application? (It was not originally meant for a hearing)
    • dx100uk - sorry for the multiple pages but there should have only been 2.  I have placed them in pdf and will upload them again. Debt Recovery Plus Ltd - 7-10-19.pdf Debt Recovery Plus Ltd - 20-9-19.pdf
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It says on the form in Section 1 it says the following: If you want to pay for a 48-page passport, put a (X) in this box, what does this mean? Is this normal / standard passport? and should I put an X?

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/passport-fees

 

 

do you want to pay for the standard number of pages, or do you expect to travel so much that the standard number of pages will get filled up with visas / entry stamps before the passport's validity runs out and it'd be worth you paying the extra to get a passport with the extra number of pages?.

 

 

If you are asking lots of basic questions and not using e.g. google to help yourself as well, I'd suggest you would likely benefit from the 'check & send' service, to make sure you haven't made an admin error on your application.

https://www.gov.uk/how-the-post-office-check-and-send-service-works

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/725206/6.4270_HMPO_Applying_for_your_Passport_Guidance_v24.pdf covers most of your questions, and is written in clear English

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Looking at their website, a standard passport is 34 pages and a jumbo one is 50 and costs a bit more. I imagine the larger one is for people who travel a lot, maybe on business and expect to have lots of stamps and/or visas in them. I've had my passport for three years and have travelled within Europe, but I don't have a single stamp in it. I guess that could change once we're out of Europe, but even so I's think a normal passport should be OK.

 

 

Is the person in section 2 you? Certificate of naturalisation is generally for people who weren't born in Britain, I think you said that you were?

 

 

 

Here's a link to the Passport Office website, or I would think the Post Office would be able to advise you.

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/apply-first-adult-passport

 

 

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https://www.gov.uk/passport-fees

 

 

do you want to pay for the standard number of pages, or do you expect to travel so much that the standard number of pages will get filled up with visas / entry stamps before the passport's validity runs out and it'd be worth you paying the extra to get a passport with the extra number of pages?.

 

 

If you are asking lots of basic questions and not using e.g. google to help yourself as well, I'd suggest you would likely benefit from the 'check & send' service, to make sure you haven't made an admin error on your application.

https://www.gov.uk/how-the-post-office-check-and-send-service-works

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/725206/6.4270_HMPO_Applying_for_your_Passport_Guidance_v24.pdf covers most of your questions, and is written in clear English

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/725206/6.4270_HMPO_Applying_for_your_Passport_Guidance_v24.pdf ... may not have posted correctly (works on my laptop, though not on my mobile)

If it gets “broken” again, it is the document shown on https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/applying-for-a-passport

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it is not rocket science that FRAUD in this world is all around us, important checks to see if the application is genuine (entitlement) and not abuse, birth certificates, parents entitlement (UK Citizen) etc etc the number of false applications and fraudulent cases in the past has brought this about, you think this country ask for too much = try many Asian countries applications??? just calm down and take a breath, otherwise one would wonder why are they panicking - that will throw suspicion up???? FACT?? just read the news every week and see the Immigration fraudsters, 28 caught in my small area in the last week (all steemed by non UK original citezens), and most weeks more in the news>

 

Your actions could cause concern? but take a step back and just do the best you can, - supply what you can to clear any doubt.


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it is not rocket science that FRAUD in this world is all around us, important checks to see if the application is genuine (entitlement) and not abuse, birth certificates, parents entitlement (UK Citizen) etc etc the number of false applications and fraudulent cases in the past has brought this about, you think this country ask for too much = try many Asian countries applications??? just calm down and take a breath, otherwise one would wonder why are they panicking - that will throw suspicion up???? FACT?? just read the news every week and see the Immigration fraudsters, 28 caught in my small area in the last week (all steemed by non UK original citezens), and most weeks more in the news>

 

Your actions could cause concern? but take a step back and just do the best you can, - supply what you can to clear any doubt.

 

I am panicking because I am worried my holiday will be delayed, maybe I am been a bit paranoid. I should just calm down as people keep saying that I will get my passport way before January arrives.

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Looking at their website, a standard passport is 34 pages and a jumbo one is 50 and costs a bit more. I imagine the larger one is for people who travel a lot, maybe on business and expect to have lots of stamps and/or visas in them. I've had my passport for three years and have travelled within Europe, but I don't have a single stamp in it. I guess that could change once we're out of Europe, but even so I's think a normal passport should be OK.

 

 

Is the person in section 2 you? Certificate of naturalisation is generally for people who weren't born in Britain, I think you said that you were?

 

 

 

Here's a link to the Passport Office website, or I would think the Post Office would be able to advise you.

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/apply-first-adult-passport

 

 

HB

 

Yes, I am a British citizen as I was born in the UK (Burnley, Lancashire, North West England).

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I think if you read our posts and the links we've attached, you should have your answers. :)

 

 

 

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fill it in to the best of your ability, go to the post office and have them check it for you


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There's a booklet that comes with the application pack and it explains everything in details in very plain English.

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Update: I have rang the registration to check the status of my parents birth certificate and marriage certificate and the lady who I spoken to, she said that they will arrive at the beginning of September because she also said that they is a bank holiday coming up, do you think I got plenty of time before January? as soon as I get them, I can send my passport foam off ASAP.

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Yes. It usually takes around 6 weeks. I very much doubt it will take 3 months. If youre still unsure, just pay for the express one and go to a passport centre and wait for them to do it there and then


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I don't know where you heard that.

 

 

In your case, given that you're applying for a first adult passport, have to provide extra documents and are struggling with the paper form, I would stick with a paper form and help from the Post Office.

 

 

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I have been told it's way much easy ordering a passport online instead of a foam, is this true?

 

Dont know where you heard that. You still have to provide the same information and attend an interview.


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You didn't tell MSE you were having trouble with the questions on the form though, did you? That's why we suggested using the Post Office as it seemed less stressful for you. It's entirely up to you which way you go.

 

 

 

It's a shame that you didn't do some research before you booked for Benidorm, as the Passport Office specifically says not to book to travel until you have a passport.

 

 

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Hi, I thought I would post here instead of creating a new topic.

 

What happens before a few weeks of my flight?

will Thomas Cook post my boarding pass for the airport to check in when I arrive at the airport?

or do I need to print it out?

 

I don't have a printer, but got a new PC.

 

And when do I get my boarding pass?

Any advice would be great, thanks :)

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I think you need to post this in the holidays forum. Have you checked Thomas Cook's website?

 

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if they have the automated terminals

I think you can simply show the QRcode or the barcode of your booking in the email you get from TC on your phone screen to their reader and off you go

 

if not the desk will or some offer printing for you depends on the airline

 

or use a friends printer or a local library to print


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Hi Silverfox1961

- Thanks for that and sorry to hear about your mum.

 

Can I ask, did you have to sign for your passport when the courier arrived?

 

I am just worried as I am starting back in work next Wednesday and I just hope I don't have to sign for it.

 

Last time I renewed my passport I didn't need to sign for it. They sent it by special courier, he put it through the letterbox, then took a photo of the front of the house showing front door and door number. I guess they use that as evidence it was delivered to your address. I'm sure that somewhere on Passport office website you can find if that's still how they do it.

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under new system delivered by courier you sign for it - security measure


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This is covered by the passport fee. If a signature is required, and you're not at home when the courier tries to deliver your passport, they will leave a calling card for you to arrange delivery at a convenient date. ... If your passport is being delivered by Royal Mail, you will need to sign for i


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Anyone can work this out for me?

 

I returned back to my job one of the policies is that we have to do a security search (this is to check if we have stolen any clothes / items)

- Now, this is where I am confused,

 

today we they a search and one of the security men searched me and he scanned me down with one of them long things but when he went down to my jeans it started going off when he got to my leg, now I don't know how this can happen?

 

he even said that's weird unless the scanner he was holding is faulty? and before anyone says this, no, I got no metal plates in my leg and never had an operation,

 

I am getting worried / paranoid now, will this be an issue when I arrive at Manchester Airport in January for my holiday to Benidorm?

will security not let me on the plane?

 

Its starting to bug me now and I am worried :(

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