Low income households urged to request for propagandize uniform cost help

September 4, 2016 - School Uniform

West Lothian pupils vital in a low income domicile could be entitled to additional help.

Parents can request for a remuneration of adult to £110 to assistance towards a cost of a propagandize uniform, by West Lothian Council’s School Clothing Grant scheme.

A remuneration of £94 could be supposing to assistance parents/carers with a costs of propagandize uniforms for P1 to P7 primary propagandize pupils and £110 for delegate propagandize pupils from S1 to S4, and some S5 pupils depending on their date of birth.

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To validate for a propagandize wardrobe grant, parents/carers contingency be in receipt of a subordinate advantage such as Income Support, Income Related Employment Support Allowance or Income Based Jobseekers Allowance, or be in receipt of Working or Child Tax Credits, providing a household’s annual income is £16,105 or less.

Free propagandize dishes are also accessible for children and immature people whose family is in receipt of Child Tax Credit (with no Working Tax payments) – taxable income contingency not surpass £16,105. Or, in receipt of both Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit – taxable income contingency not surpass £6420.

West Lothian Council provides a giveaway breakfast to all pupils in primary schools who wish it. Breakfast is also giveaway to those entitled to giveaway propagandize dishes in delegate schools. Contact a propagandize approach for serve sum of a breakfast bar times. In delegate schools pupils entitled to giveaway propagandize dishes will have a breakfast sustenance stipend enclosed on their National Entitlement Card (NEC)/Young Scot Card. All other delegate pupils can squeeze a same breakfast for 55p.

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Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) of £30 per week is also accessible to assistance students to stay on during school, and is payable depending on a domicile income that is assessed in a same approach as for Tax Credits supposing by HM Revenue Customs. Students disloyal from relatives or in caring of West Lothian Council can also be paid.

If a requesting tyro is a usually contingent child in a domicile – taxable income contingency not surpass £24,421, or if there is some-more than one contingent child in a domicile – taxable income contingency not surpass £26,884.

Applications are being supposed now.

Executive councillor for education, Lawrence Fitzpatrick commented: “West Lothian Council is committed to compelling equivalence for people in West Lothian and improving a peculiarity of life for internal people. Providing wardrobe grants, giveaway propagandize dishes and Education Maintenance Allowance is one of a ways in that we support families with low income or receiving certain benefits. We would inspire who has children during propagandize to find out either they are authorised to request for support.”

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Anyone who thinks that they might validate for a School Clothing Grant can hit West Lothian Advice Shop on 01506 283000 (and name choice 4) for serve information and sum on how to apply. Alternatively hit your child’s propagandize for information or e-mail educationcustomerservices@westlothian.gov.uk.

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