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Unpaid carer left 'really worried' due to 'miniscule' Carer's Allowance limit


“I’ve had to come off Carer’s Allowance since I did the internship. Although I was earning under the limit for Carer’s Allowance, every time I was offered work and reimbursed, it was either me having to work for free or being really worried that I was going to go over this really miniscule weekly limit.”

On how the last 22 months have exacerbated his family financial stresses, Nairn said: “Before the pandemic, everything was always tough. We were always just getting by. The change during the pandemic has been really noticeable.

“We have no choice but to have a car because mum needs to go to appointments and public transport is not an option.

“Getting that car on the road has been such a struggle over the last 12 months with the cost of fuel going up.

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