IVB

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IVB

Abbreviation for intraventricular block.
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Others are refused access to specialised services, to invalidity benefit or even to a job or life assurance.
But Elections Commissioner Timothy Straker QC dismissed the smear allegation and challenged Mr Aehmed's 27-year record of claiming invalidity benefit, pointing out the candidate had been fit enough to climb up lampposts to display his posters.
The court heard he had been claiming invalidity benefit and Income Support for nine years, despite owning a taxi firm in Brook Street, Wrexham.
There was an open humour about picking up the invalidity benefit giro - commonly referred to as "the infidelity benefit".
Cullen, now on invalidity benefit, still tips the scales at "just 7st 12lb in my suit", but emphasises that having to sweat to do very light weights is the one aspect of riding he has never pined for.
[3] The probability of obtaining an invalidity benefit for the population at large is currently 6.6 per cent and there is wide variation in this rate by age (Figure Al).
Table 1 - which does not include information on all early retirement schemes and excludes sector-specific invalidity benefit insurance schemes - shows that even so, in around half of OECD countries, there are more people in receipt of invalidity benefits (IVB) than are registered as unemployed, a proportion which is even higher when both early retirement and invalidity benefits are considered.
The achievements of the objectives of the SWFS are as follows:- The following welfare Schemes are being implemented by the SWFS for the Seafarers-(i) Survival Benefit Scheme (ii) Invalidity Benefit Scheme (iii) Maternity Benefit Scheme for Female Seafarers.
Something called invalidity benefit? And free crutches?
When I was Labour's employment spokesman in the 1980s, the Conservatives constantly fiddled the figures, encouraging almost a million unemployed people to take invalidity benefit.
INVALIDITY benefit is one of the most abused of the social benefits.
Even when these habits are often funded by, of all things, invalidity benefit.