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Just to be clear do you spend any nights with your partner at all?
Has she ever declared you have been staying?
If not, why not?
Ok, well it needed to be declared, even if it is for 1 night a week,
This is because the law requires a declaration for ANY chance in circumstances, even if it makes no difference.
So it should have been declared.
That is not to say she is not entitled to benefits.
The council would need to prove you are living together, you are not.
But ideally anything over 3 nights a week should be reported.
They are unlikely to stop her benefit as in any event she would be entitled to hardship payments.
However even if they did stop benefits she could appeal the decision
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