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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.

China signs Venezuela oil deal

China signs Venezuela oil deal - Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed an oil deal with Venezuela, as part of a four-day tour of Latin America. [BBC Business]

Independent advice for new pensioners

Independent advice for new pensioners - Savers will receive free independent guidance as part of a move to give unfettered access to their pension funds from next year, the government says. [BBC Business]

UK to post 'strongest growth in G7'

UK to post 'strongest growth in G7' - The UK economy will grow faster in 2014 than any other G7 state, while low wage rises will keep interest rates at 0.5% until next year, says a report. [BBC Politics]

Parliament passes emergency data law

Parliament passes emergency data law - Emergency laws enabling the police to continue to access records of phone and internet use is set to become law. [BBC Politics]

Cities 'should generate energy'

Cities 'should generate energy' - Cities should invest in green energy production to compete with the main UK energy suppliers, the IPPR think tank suggests. [BBC Business]

Microsoft set to axe 18,000 jobs

Microsoft set to axe 18,000 jobs - Microsoft will cut up to 18,000 jobs marking the deepest cuts in the technology firm's 39-year history. [BBC Business]

Ban on smoking in cars in Wales

Ban on smoking in cars in Wales - Smoking in cars when children are present is to be banned in Wales, the first minister announces. [BBC Health]

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