Uk news Advice for people in West Lothian who are suffering financially during crisis MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - Money advice service is available for people suffering during the Covid-19 pandemic

Uk news Advice for people in West Lothian who are suffering financially during crisis MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - Money advice service is available for people suffering during the Covid-19 pandemic

Uk news  Advice for people in West Lothian who are suffering financially during crisis MetiNews.Com
01 August 2020 - 09:00

Breaking News ! People in West Lothian who are facing money worries as a result of coronavirus are being urged to take full advantage of the support available. The coronavirus pandemic has led to more people facing challenges around bills, rent and job security. The Scottish Government, in partnership with the Citizens Advice network in Scotland, is raising awareness of the support available for those who need it during these difficult times. People can access free, confidential, money advice from their local Citizens Advice Bureau, by visiting cas.org.uk or calling the freephone number 0800 028 1456. Advice is available on a range of issues including rent and mortgage payments, energy bills, council tax and benefits people may be entitled to. Benefits can include increasing income through Universal Credit, while things like council tax reductions or mortgage deferrals can temporarily help reduce outgoings each month. Read More Related Articles Unemployment almost doubles in West Lothian in 12 months For renters, the Scottish Government has asked landlords to be flexible and not evict people who are struggling financially because of coronavirus, introducing new legislation to provide added protection. Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning, Kevin Stewart MSP, said: “We understand that the pandemic is having a significant impact on many people’s ability to pay the bills.

. People should seek out available support where they are having difficulties in paying their bills. “Through the Scottish Government partnership approach with the Citizens Advice network in Scotland, people can access free and confidential money advice from their local Citizens Advice Bureau, on issues like rent and mortgage payments, energy bills, council tax and benefits that they may be entitled to.” Citizens Advice Scotland deputy chief executive, Anne Lavery, said: “The public health crisis of coronavirus has also meant a crisis of income for many people. Read More Related Articles More patients have resumed cancer trials in the Lothains in recent times “Our message to the public is that help is here from the Citizens Advice network in Scotland, and people can access advice in a variety of ways that suit their needs. “Local bureaux continue to provide advice, thousands of people are checking our online advice pages for solutions and our freephone helpline launched earlier this year. “For over 80 years our network has helped people with free, confidential and impartial advice for people, and we will continue to do so during this pandemic.” For the contact details of your local Citizens Advice Bureau and online advice visit cas.org.uk or call 0800 028 1456.

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Uk news Advice for people in West Lothian who are suffering financially during crisis MetiNews.Com


Uk news Advice for people in West Lothian who are suffering financially during crisis MetiNews.Com


Uk news Advice for people in West Lothian who are suffering financially during crisis MetiNews.Com


Uk news Advice for people in West Lothian who are suffering financially during crisis MetiNews.Com

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