After checking my bank account this morning, i noticed my ESA benefit hadnt been paid.So i phoned Jobcentreplus, and finally go thru after half an hour. So i queried why my money hadnt been paid in. In December i didnt pass my assesment and had my benefit reduced straight away, as i was put in the work related group. I received the normal letter with my award,and it also stated i would be paid weekly instead of every two weeks.So having re-adjusting myfinances,i started receiving weekly payments until today.The lady on the phone explained that a mistake was made over xmas and i now will be paid every two weeks again,meaning i will have no money until next thursday!!!! I asked her what i was supposed to do for food and heating between today and next thursday, she replied" apply for a "crisis loan" or "social funding" and if i need food, to go to the Job centre to get a voucher and go to a food bank!!!! She then remarked that its affecting allot of people!! She then gave me the number for a crisis loan, which i rang for twenty minutes, i started to explain what had happened then they cut me off!! At the end of my tether.
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