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    • Old Git
    • By Old Git 18th Oct 08, 8:18 PM
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    dla rates
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    • 18th Oct 08, 8:18 PM
    dla rates 18th Oct 08 at 8:18 PM
    my mum has been getting dla for years .She was intitled to a motorabilty car .Last year she gave up the car due to my dad dying (he was the driver )
    So her dla is now calulated at around £130 per month .But I think to get motability she would have been on a higher rate DLA .
    does this sound right .
    She really has no idea what she was getting before as dad took care off all that.I do know she had to give up some off her dla to receive the car
    Last edited by Old Git; 18-10-2008 at 8:21 PM.
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    • doelani
    • By doelani 18th Oct 08, 8:25 PM
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    • 18th Oct 08, 8:25 PM
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    • 18th Oct 08, 8:25 PM
    our right you have to get high rate mobility to be entitled to car, it is currently about 46 a week. She should really ring the DLA and ask about it.
    TOTAL 44 weeks lose. 6st 9.5lb
    • soolin
    • By soolin 19th Oct 08, 8:39 AM
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    • colin13
    • By colin13 19th Oct 08, 8:45 AM
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    • 19th Oct 08, 8:45 AM
    the hi rate mobility is 46.75 so tht times 4 is more than ur 130,,get in contact with DLA and ask them wot is happening
  • mcspanna
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    • 19th Oct 08, 9:23 AM
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    • 19th Oct 08, 9:23 AM
    Hi Old Git,

    This is the number you need, the information below comes from here


    Once you have made your claim, you can get advice on Disability Living Allowance from the Disability Living Allowance helpline who should have access to your records.
    Telephone: 08457 123 456
    Textphone: 08457 22 44 33
    The helpline is open 7.30 am to 6.30 pm Monday to Friday.
    Email: DCPU.Customer-Services@dwp.gsi.gov.uk
    You can also use the RNID Typetalk service.
    Last edited by mcspanna; 19-10-2008 at 9:26 AM. Reason: sort out quote
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