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Iain Duncan Smith’s evidence to the work and pensions committee – Summary

Summary provided by Paul Sparrow from The Guardian • Iain Duncan Smith, the work and pensions secretary, has been accused of not being open with a Commons select committee and of treating it with arrogance and disrespect. The accusation came from … Continue reading

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Iain Duncan Smith questioned by work and pensions committee

Here’s a little taster from Iain dungcan (no…not a spelling mistake) Smiths appearance at todays Work and Pension Committee. It started at 4.30pm ish so is still ongoing. Apparantly, IDS said “with respect” to the committee 5 times so far…. … Continue reading

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Iain Duncan Smith ‘targeting seriously ill claimants’ in benefits overhaul Nearly 550,000 people currently considered too sick to work face losing financial support if radical changes go ahead

Daniel Boffey, policy editor The Observer, Saturday 23 November 2013 20.30 GMT Jump to comments (359) Iain Duncan Smith is said to be unhappy with the length of time seriously ill people are claiming benefit under the WRAG system. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters … Continue reading

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