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    • Hi   Sorry for the delay in getting back to you don't worry we have not forgot you.   So they have destroyed ALL DATA personal to you as you did not take the Property. (really they have put there foot in it)   If they hold no personal data then they have NO evidence of what was agreed to with your Holding Deposit and the refusal to return it.   Now if it was me I would let them drop themselves in it even further by responding to there SAR response.   Thank you for your SAR Response dated XX/XX/2019   Due to this response I require clarification of the following:   1. Have you followed the Data Protection Act 2018 & General Data Protection Regulations on Destroying My Personal Data?   2. If you have Destroyed All My Personal Data then what documentation do you hold that I have signed/agreed to the Holding Deposit being Non-Refundable and to provide copies of this documentation.   3. I require a copy of your Policy on Holding Deposits   Please bear in mind the above is what I would do.   I do think it is looking like you may have to go down the court route (make sure and have a good read of that link I previously gave you to the Tenants Fee Act).
    • HI   Firstly the parking in front of your drive, do you have a pavement with a Drop Kerb in front of your property to access your driveway, if so are they infringing on the Drop Kerb? (note your can ask the council to to paint a white line with lines at the end on the road in front of the drop kerb please note there may be a cost from the council to do so)   As for the CCTV look at this ICO link: https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/domestic-cctv-systems-guidance-for-people-using-cctv/   Due to the new DPA/GDPR if you have CCTV on your Property and it views outside of that Properties Bounderies they then need to register as a Data Controller with the ICO.   So I would make a Formal Complaint in writing to the Councils Data Controller, ICO (specifically asking if this individual is Registered with them as a Data Controller) & Police, you need to keep a good paper trail of this individuals actions.   I hope this individual knows the Law on Harassment as from your thread that is the impression I get is no matter what you do they will find something else to complaint about.  
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    • Apologies for the prolonged radio silence!   To cut a very long story short, I went back to Barclaycard (because I bought the car with my VISA card) and they offered to repair the car at a cost of £2500.   We accepted the offer because we were advised that even if we went to court and won the case, there was no guarantee that the dealer would give us our money back anyway or would end up paying us £10 a week for the next umpteen years.   The decision to have the car repaired was also made in the light of the fact that apart from the gearbox issue the rest of the car was in good nick. It is running fine after nearly 4 months now, so even if our friend gets a few more years out of it it will have been worth it.   Now that it is all settled I can reveal the name of the dealer - it was Thatcham Motor Company, in Thatcham, Berks. Very pleasant to deal with at first whilst everything was ok but boy oh boy, beware if anything goes wrong!   Similarly Momentum Warranties who provided the 6 months "warranty". On paper this warranty apparently covers practically every conceivable fault that the car might develop until you try to make a claim!   It seems that only if a component physically breaks that any cover is provided, otherwise they will hide behind the "fair wear and tear" get-out clause. Can an ECU unit be subject to wear and tear?   I would not touch either of these outfits again with the proverbial barge pole. Buyer beware!   One further thing I forgot to mention. We ran up considerable expenses trying to sort all the issues - the engineer's reports, travel costs etc.   Is it too late to try to claim these back from the dealer now? I just ran out of energy by the time Barclaycard agreed to pay for the repair but now the dust has settled I am up for it again!   Would this have to be done via the Small Claims Court?
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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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