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Child benefits for HSMP

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Can people on HSMP claim child benefits...

My stamp on the passport says No recourse to public funds...

Just a query... I am afraid nappies are going to cost me a lot... :-/ ;)

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No you cant.

We were told this by an officer from the National Survey office that it would be illegal to claim it benefits if you r are not a citizen or a permanent resident.

However she did mention that once you gain Indefinite leave to remain, (PR) status, then you might be able to back date and claim benefits.It does not look easy though..

The option now may be to think of re-usable nappies............which are cheaper and also the greener option...............

Or even become a member of wholesale stores like COSTCO and buy them in bulk!!!!!!

Happy parenting. ;)

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Hi Dori

congrarts on becoming a father. :)

Happy times ahead.

I know a friend (HSMP) of mine who did apply for child benift and is recieving it.

I've gone throught the guidelines and it clearly says- NO.

my wife gave a call to them and they asked us to apply and see.

another friend of mine who recieved child benifit had problems with the home office when he applied for IDL.

i don't think one can reclaim the child benifit once you get ILR.

you may get the benifit thereafter untill the kid is 14yrs or so.

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Can people on HSMP claim child benefits...

My stamp on the passport says No recourse to public funds...

[highlight]Just a query... I am afraid nappies are going to cost me a lot... :-/ ;)

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Hi Dori

Yes Nappies are costly.

but i think you can save a lot on other things.

e.g- you'll think twice going to restaurants, cinemas etc ::)

costco is a good option.

N.B Tesco wipes are as good as the branded ones.

I've found that the LIDLE nappies good value for money.

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[quote Yes Nappies are costly.

but i think you can save a lot on other things.

e.g- you'll think twice going to restaurants, cinemas etc ::)

[highlight]costco is a good option.[/highlight]N.B Tesco wipes are as good as the branded ones.

I've found that the LIDLE nappies good value for money.

Hi,please how can i get the costco card so i am bale to shop at costco

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All you need to have is some form of identity and utility bill to confirm your present address.It costs 25 pounds for a year...........

But you will recover that in about two trips made.........

Everything there is American Super size me stuff..............

It works out quite effective in the long run..........

Strnagley it is the only plac ein Uk where you can buy 100 tablets of Paracetamol over the counter.........Thank God not too many of our patients know about this ;)

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Can people on HSMP claim child benefits...

My stamp on the passport says No recourse to public funds...

[highlight]Just a query... I am afraid nappies are going to cost me a lot...  :-/ ;)

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Hi Dori

Yes Nappies are costly.

but i think you can save a lot on other things.

e.g- you'll think twice going to restaurants, cinemas etc ::)

costco is a good option.

N.B Tesco wipes are as good as the branded ones.

I've found that the LIDLE nappies good value for money.

True Trinity.

It's natural that so many other entertainment will come down.

The baby is the focus now.

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[quote Yes Nappies are costly.

but i think you can save a lot on other things.

e.g- you'll think twice going to restaurants, cinemas etc ::)

[highlight]costco is a good option.[/highlight]N.B Tesco wipes are as good as the branded ones.

I've found that the LIDLE nappies good value for money.

Hi,please how can i get the costco card so i am bale to shop at costco

here's the link

http://www.costco.co.uk/default.htm

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[highlight]All you need to have is some form of identity and utility bill to confirm your present address.It costs 25 pounds for a year...........[/highlight]

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Hi Disomus,

I thought it is only businesses with their registered business address that can buy things from costco-atleast that was what they told me when i called them to check

please let me know if my private house address can be used- that way i can even make the trip this bank holiday

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[quote Yes Nappies are costly.

but i think you can save a lot on other things.

e.g- you'll think twice going to restaurants, cinemas etc ::)

[highlight]costco is a good option.[/highlight]N.B Tesco wipes are as good as the branded ones.

I've found that the LIDLE nappies good value for money.

Hi,please how can i get the costco card so i am bale to shop at costco

here's the link

http://www.costco.co.uk/default.htm

they say is for registered businesses- so doea that mean i can still use my house and utility bill- i dont want to waste my time and fule to drive down to costco and they will will refuse to register me.

will appreciate a clarification from disomus or trinity -thanks

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Hey both me and my hubby are members.They do two seperate accounts.One for business and other for personal accounts.I think it is called individual membership.

I think the registration for businesses is more expensive.The individual one also requires you to have a photo taken (done in the shop instantly) and you will be given a photo ID which [highlight]you will have to use everytime to gain entry[/highlight].

One membership allows you to take one family in.

We often have friends accompanying us as we have two cards.

Good luck with shopping in the BH weekend.They are open till 10pm.

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Hey both me and my hubby are members.They do two seperate accounts.One for business and other for personal accounts.I think it is called individual membership.

I think the registration for businesses is more expensive.The individual one also requires you to have a photo taken (done in the shop instantly) and you will be given a photo ID which [highlight]you will have to use everytime to gain entry[/highlight].

One membership allows you to take one family in.

We often have friends accompanying us as we have two cards.

Good luck with shopping in the BH weekend.They are open till 10pm.

Thanks a bunch- disomus. much appreciated. will keep you posted. any update on interview outcome

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Congrats Dori and happy parenthood. The advice given by others is very helpful. Nappies do cost so much, so if you can get a discount it helps a lot. I am buying nappies for a second time now.

Keep well and be nappy happy!

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dorianne

You will soon get used to it.

Many more surprises.

Take it easy.

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There are 2 schemes, one for businesses , one for individuals, and being a doctor or belonging to many other professional groups allows you to get a card. I work in hospital, no private work etc and recently got a card too. It does not have everything and you have to buy in bulk but for a few things it is slightly cheaper, not huge discount.

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