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Yes, I get an Army disability pension, an ordinary State Pension with Pension Credits to top it up, I also receive Disability Allowance at the Highest Rate, (indefinately). I also receive Housing and Council Tax benefits.
I am just one big benefit, but at my age, what do they expect? Sita would be my carer and my wife. In real terms, in the long run, it would be cheaper for her to look after me than 'the system'.......
I feel that they are discriminating against me because of my age and disabilities. See my details if you care to, Google , Peter Beckinsale Gurkha, and there it all is. HMG have had more than their fair share out of me.
It is not the obvious discrimination that I want to 'appeal', please, if you look at my question, I asked how to appeal, I did not anticipate using 'Discrimination' as grounds for an 'appeal', I just believe that it is!
I do not need more money from the 'state', within the application, we made it clear that Sita would work.
Additionally, as I could marry a woman here in the UK without any hassle, why should I be unable to choose my wife from where I like?
Am I asking them to pay for anything?
Of course, if I had +£3000.00 in the bank, I am sure they would not object.
However, as a Pensioner, I am old enough to recognise discrimination whether or not 'they' want to see it or not.
You have not shown or suggested a way to appeal, only confirmed their obtuse logic in rejecting the visa application.
I had already realised that their 'refusal' would be on safe legal ground but is there a way around it?
(Perhaps I have said too much and confused the issue).
With what you know, is there any precedent or other reason on which you could suggest I can 'appeal' against their decision?
With respect, I am still very upset, stressed out and with my life in turmoil.
Thank you for your advice.
The real problem when one finds oneself 'at the bottom of the barrel' is quite simply the realisation that these rules are only aimed at the poor. I am poor.
I appreciate your suggestion but I should point out that this exercise in 'love' has already cost me nearly £5,000. To make another application will cost me at least another £1,000. Good money after bad? Perhaps she should become an illegal immigrant. They appear to receive better treatment.
Your advice may not of been what I wanted to hear but it has shown me the futility and expense of being a free born Englishman. Thank you.
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