CAB worries about web access

Residents in the Ashfield CAB reception area

Residents in the Ashfield CAB reception area

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Ashfield’s Citizens Advice Bureau has expressed concerns about the number of people who may struggle to get benefits because they do not have access to the internet.

A survey of the CAB’s drop-in clients carried out in January revealed that a massive 45 per cent of respondents do not have internet access.

A report written about the survey’s findings suggests that these people may find it difficult to make online benefit claims in the future - something that the Government is encouraging people to move towards.

 

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