Universal Credit claimant stunned after being hit with fine over prescription form

Prescription forms have yet to be updated to include a tick-box for Universal Credit

A Universal Credit claimant was shocked to be slapped with a fine after ticking the wrong box on a prescription form.

Phil Kilcommon suffers from health problems requiring various medications, according to Cornwall Live .

But the 48-year-old, who is entitled to free prescriptions, was surprised when he was sent a £9 prescription charge and a £45 penalty.

He said: "This has...
source: Bristol Post

2019-08-17 23:59
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