I want the matter of benefits shortfall to be investigated. They have supplied me a contact address. I am suspicious as to why it is taking so much effort to correct.
Then I need advice on ministers move to cap benefits further over next three years? I may need to question the ethical value of what the law says you are allowed to live on.
Can I find out if the DWP leaked details of my complaint to ministers? It is often I have such worries?
How would I seek a Judicial Review? Say some of that evidence I provide may have already been 'leaked' already and adopted by other parts of Government. Then I would need to contact this Information Commissioner before I request a judicial review? That sounds long and complicated.
I am not used to forming an argument based on Human Rights - I feel the government already has a upper hand. Has not the government just pulled out of some EU human rights laws?
How about my original complaint of £0.01 shortfall per week? Its like 'making a mountain out of a molehill' really. Can I include any argument or statement that its is their job to get these things right and not for the (unemployed) public to chase after them? Could I recover my costs involved?
Yes, thanks for the answer. That will get me started.
Yes, I hope I still have the evidence of 'known leaks'. It is a question of if I can prove that it was more than coincidence that I had two pieces of evidence bearing similarity.
The DWP have given me six months to reply. Would I use a solicitor to make that reply, or would I write to DWP and inform them that I intend to contact a solicitor and initiate a judicial review?
Would the solicitor inform the judicial review that some of the argument may have been already 'leaked' or would I need to consult the Information Commissioner and have their advice before a judicial review commences?