PIP assessments are a strange place somewhere between the Great Escape and Monty Python’s Spanish Inquisition

                                            

After what Reverend Mike Loach said at that event about the media demonising people with disabilities I am writing and publishing this story to explain what life is like if you are a disabled person in the UK.

For mistakes the state made before I was born I was born disabled. There is no cure for the disabilities I have and I struggle and muddle through life in constant pain and yes I work.
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Merseyside Police withdrew £76,461 in cash (in 5 trips) from a HSBC branch but what was the money used for?

                              

Continuing my stories about the financial records of Merseyside Police I turn to documents 1810, 1652, 1580, 1435 and 1751 to make a point about redaction and jigsaw identification. XXXX represents redactions.

In reverse chronological order:-
1751

(Merseyside Police logo)

Our ref.
Your ref.

7th March 2019
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Were Merseyside Police processing some personal data unlawfully between 9th September 2018 and 25th September 2018 due to late payment of £2,900 fee to ICO?

Merseyside Police paid their £2,900 fee to ICO (the Information Commissioner’s Office) late in 2018 and risked a fine for doing so.

Internal emails shared with this blog last Friday when I exercised a right granted under the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 to audit their 2018-19 financial records show that ICO reminded Merseyside Police on 29th July 2018 with a deadline of 8th September 2018.
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So what did I find out at Merseyside Police Headquarters by using the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 about a £9,000 payment?

                                        

Using section 26 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 I inspected and received copies of accounting records of Merseyside Police for the 2018-19 financial year.

As Friday (12th July 2019) afternoon was the last day of the 30 day inspection period, Leonora and I went to Police HQ reception on the first floor to pick up what I’d requested. It was suggested we arrive from 2 pm onwards.
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Is the decision to close 2 Walk In Centres at Moreton and New Ferry last week unlawful?

                                    

Joint Strategic Commissioning Board (Wirral Council) 9th July 2019 Left Co-Chair Cllr Chris Jones Right Co-Chair Dr Paula Cowan

Joint Strategic Commissioning Board (Wirral Council) 9th July 2019 Left Co-Chair Cllr Chris Jones Right Co-Chair Dr Paula Cowan

The author is currently a party to an Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber) case where one of the multiple grounds of appeal is that the decision subject to judicial review is alleged to have been made by the wrong people.

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Joint Strategic Commissioning Board (Wirral Council) 9th July 2019 Part 1 of 2

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Joint Strategic Commissioning Board (Wirral Council) 9th July 2019 Part 2 of 2

Last week I was present at a public meeting of Wirral Council’s Joint Strategic Commissioning Board (videos above) and a decision made solely by the Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group (Wirral CCG) individuals on the Joint Board was made to close two walk in centres at Moreton and New Ferry.
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