Monthly Archives: January 2016

Working Full Time And Think You’re Safe From The Jobcentre? Not If The DWP Get Their Way.

Originally posted on the void:
Are you striving hard enough? The nudge unit is watching you. A study released by the DWP today shows that tens of thousands of Tax Credits claimants  – some of them with full time jobs…

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Doctors bribed with 70-90k salaries to join Maximus and “endorse a political agenda regardless of how it affects patients.”

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
Yes, but which people? The National Audit Office (NAO) scrutinises public spending for Parliament and is independent of government. An audit report earlier this month concluded that the Department for Work and Pension’s spending…

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Update on GP’s providing sick note data to DWP

Yesterday, I posted an article from the Sunday Express, which you can read here:- If any of you are likely to require a sick note or fit note (the correct term is an eMED3) you might like to consider writing … Continue reading

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Doctors’ outrage as Government ‘snoops’ over sick notes

Reposted from the Sunday Express FAMILY doctors have accused the Government of “state snooping” after it emerged that patients’ sickness records are to be collected and published. The Department for Work and Pensions will comb through GP records, including the … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Big Up the NHS:
There is a question that has been troubling me for some time now. I think I have worked out the answer but if I am right it is deeply disturbing. Why does our…

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If even the DWP isn’t Disability Confident, how will a million disabled people get jobs?

By Bernadette Meaden The recent case  of a Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) employee sacked for taking time off for illness illustrates a truth that the government does not acknowledge. Modern employment practices often appear to be incompatible with … Continue reading

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BBC Bias Cop Out

So here’s a response from the BBC regarding a complaint about right wing bias in respect of the make up of the Question Time Panel:- Question Time, BBC One, 14 January 2016 Complaint We received complaints from viewers who felt … Continue reading

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Up the junction

I try not to watch the Conservative supporting BBC programme, the Andrew Marr show too often … one has ones blood pressure to think about, don’t you know! However it was on in the background as other members of my … Continue reading

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The Crippled Estate of BBC Spin

Originally posted on No Time to Think:
THERE is quite a storm raging around the hallowed sanctuary of the British Broadcasting Corporation today. As a hard news journalist of some 30 years standing I am angry at the events which…

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New Years’ Resolutions?

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