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Oxfordshire County Council Money Management Dept Appears to Ignore a Pensioners Rights to Manage their Own Affairs

A Pensioner from Henley appears to be bullied by 0XFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPT. He is being told that he cannot continue to manage his mothers financial affairs any more because they are going to.

He controls the finances of his own businesses and is a working pensioner. His mother has dementia and had a stroke. His mother who is 90 sorted things out for him to manage her finances. This was because she is considerate for others and did not want to impose on anyone else.

Fears raised 'free NHS' will end

Fears raised 'free NHS' will end - Fears are being raised the NHS in England will no longer be free at the point of use - up to now a key principle for the health service - within 10 years. [BBC Health]

AUDIO: Alzheimer's blood test breakthrough

AUDIO: Alzheimer's blood test breakthrough - Scientists describe the development of a new blood test to predict the onset of Alzheimer's as a 'major step forward' [BBC Health]

Regions to get £6bn funding boost

Regions to get £6bn funding boost - The government announces £6bn of funding for local governments designed to boost local economies. [BBC Business]

Jihadists' assets frozen by Treasury

Jihadists' assets frozen by Treasury - Two men from Cardiff who have joined a jihadists group in Syria have their assets frozen by the UK government. [BBC Politics]

Barclays apologises to cardholders

Barclays apologises to cardholders - Barclays bank apologises to its customers after they complained on social media site Twitter about being unable to withdraw cash from cash machines. [BBC Business]

Share of fuel duty 'could fix roads'

Share of fuel duty 'could fix roads' - The government should spend £1bn a year of the money it collects from fuel duty to fix potholes and roads in England and Wales, the body that represents councils says. [BBC Business]

NHS plan 'a recipe for disaster'

NHS plan 'a recipe for disaster' - Cutting back on hospital services in England before community services are geared up to provide care is a "recipe for disaster", MPs say. [BBC Health]

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