fairer charging

fairer charging

A term referring to the method by which a social services department in the UK assesses a person’s expenditures, which are directly linked to the person’s disability. Expenditures include assistance and services, laundry and clothing, diet and food, assistive equipment, transportation, heating and electricity.
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03 Contract Award Notice (below OJEU threshold) or call off from a framework (any value): We seek a firm to carry out a review of our rent charges across our housing stock and advise on measures to bring about a fairer charging policy
A council spokesperson told the ECHO: "Social care is means tested and we have a duty to ensure that all charges levied are affordable, according to fairer charging policies that are set nationally.
She asked for fairer charging for stall holders and warned the councillors: "We've had a market for a long, long time, do not lose the market - it's on your watch."
The pair said a strong SNP group at Westminster would push for the HS2 high-speed train line to connect to Scotland, better broadband in disadvantaged communities and a fairer charging system for energy providers.
People told us they understand why we're having to have a fairer charging policy."
Middlesbrough Council's Executive approved changes to the Fairer Charging policy in December.
A council spokesman insisted that no decision had yet been taken on the council's "fairer charging" policy for community care services, but that an aboveinflation rise had not been ruled out.
An Environment Agency spokesman said: "Widespread water metering implemented by water companies, including safeguards to protect vulnerable groups, would provide a fairer charging system and is vital to help reduce water consumption and avert future severe shortages.
The city's Conservative- Liberal Democrat cabinet has agreed to lift the cap, which had been fixed since 2003, as part of its new 'fairer charging' policy.
The council operates a Fairer Charging policy that ensures individuals are financially assessed and receive welfare benefits advice to maximise income.
The party wants to introduce "fairer charging" for home care and other non-residential social services.