“I reasonably don’t believe you”: Refusing support on credibility grounds

March 15th, 2016 by Jonathan Auburn

Local authorities often have suspicions as to the truth of claims to destitution and needs for social care support. Deciding to refuse support altogether to a family claiming destitution, on the basis that the local authority just does not believe the claims made, is a strong step to take. However, the use of this approach seems to be a growing trend. The latest decision is Read more »