giro cheque


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Noun1.giro cheque - a check given by the British government to someone who is unemployed; it can be cashed either at a bank or at the post office
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
bank check, check, cheque - a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
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Coulter murdered waiter Surjit, 32, in Wishaw, Lanarkshire, 18 years ago, plunging a knife into his body three times after a petty row over a stolen PS100 Giro cheque.
Matthew Thain, 22, of Bothal Cottages, Ashington Committed fraud by false representation by cashing a giro cheque at Bedlington Post Office on October 12.
In all cases a Giro cheque has been sent to her without question.
Fear about what will happen if that Giro cheque stops every fortnight.
The court was told Smith became aggressive when counter staff refused to cash a Giro cheque, and began swearing and insulting staff.
Norwich Crown Court yesterday heard Smith became aggressive after staff refused to cash a giro cheque, and began swearing and insulting counter staff.
From this week, all payments by giro cheque and order book will cease, following a massive three-year government programme to transfer benefit claims to direct payment methods.
The canny 84-year-old had more the look of a man whose Giro cheque hasn't come through than that of a trainer who has just landed an Oaks and a Galway Plate at a time of life when he should be out choosing slippers.
Mr Baker told officers he had not reported the death because he was frightened of being made homeless and was waiting for a Giro cheque to arrive at the address.
Mr Prentice said Surjit was killed because of an incident where his flat was broken into and his Giro cheque was stolen.
Pritchard was allegedly stabbed in the neck while trying to calm Smith, who became abusive while trying to cash a Giro cheque.
Sorry, but "tough" is losing your legs in Afghanistan, not wasting a giro cheque on cannabis and cans of Stella.