Monthly Archives: February 2015

Gluteus Maximus …(that’s Latin for ARSE)

Reposted from Kate Belgrave Readers of this site will remember that a couple of weeks ago, I posted questions about people’s right to record and film face-to-face assessments as they go through the work capability assessments that are to be … Continue reading

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It’s official … this government SUPPORT domestic violence!

Reposted from Inside Housing Domestic violence victim loses High Court bedroom tax case. A mother living in a domestic abuse ‘sanctuary scheme’ has lost her landmark challenge against the bedroom tax, in a blow to similar services across the country. … Continue reading

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Judicial Review Into DWP’s Disabled Benefits ‘Fiasco’

Reposted from Irwin Mitchell Solicitors website Legal Experts Say Vulnerable People ‘Left In Lurch’ By Delays In Vital Payments 25/02/2015 Expert lawyers have been given the green light to launch a judicial review into the Department for Work and Pensions’ … Continue reading

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Hands up all those who STILL think privatisation is a good idea

Reposted from the Independent People in need at risk of losing tax credits after being wrongly accused of cheating … What a shame this government are not as vociferous in their pursuit of billionaire tax dodging individuals and companies. More … Continue reading

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Why can’t Britain create decent jobs? Meet the women struggling against low pay and zero-hours contracts

Reposted from the Guardian Cecily Blyther, a learning support officer, has been on a zero-hours contract for six years. Photograph: Mark Passmore for the Observer/AP Sarah, 44, married with a son aged four, has a degree in modern languages, two … Continue reading

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Tories Only tell you what to Spend if you’re Poor

Originally posted on jaynelinney:
Mark Harper the Minister of State at the Department for Work and Pensions was on Radio4 Today this morning, talking about Cameron’s promise to protect pensions; in his discussion he stated “we can’t tell people how to spend their…

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Recordings of how JSA claimants are spoken to – and why the DWP must be stopped from arresting witnesses

Reposted from Kate Belgrave. The advice is worth following … NEVER go anywhere official alone. Remember it is your right to be accompanied. http://www.katebelgrave.com/2015/02/recordings-of-how-jsa-claimants-are-spoken-to-and-why-the-dwp-must-be-stopped-from-arresting-witnesses/

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