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Now we have proof the DWP has harmed the mentally ill, is Iain Duncan Smith proud?

Excellent article from Mike Sivier @ Vox Political on line  TRIGGER ALERT: Please note this article contains reference to mental health issues. Yet again, the Department of Work and Pensions has been revealed as an organ of monstrous bureaucratic cruelty … Continue reading

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Court told woman stole clothes to pay rent after benefits cut

Reposted from Ludlow Tenbury & Wells advertiser … and fining this woman is going to help who exactly!!! A Kidderminster woman cliamed she stole to pay her rent after her benefits were sanctioned because she failed to turn up for … Continue reading

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Watchdog backs DWP refusal to release 49 benefit deaths reports

Reposted from Disability News Service BY JOHN PRING ON JULY 17, 2015 The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been told by the information watchdog that it does not need to release secret reviews it carried out into the … Continue reading

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ELECTION 2015 -The depraved hearts of the Coalition

Reposted from the Mirror on line In the U.S. the term “depraved heart” means;  Depraved-heart murder is the form of murder that establishes that the willful doing of a dangerous and reckless act with wanton indifference to the consequences and … Continue reading

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ELECTION 2015 – Food banks: ‘Most people at the school gates have used them’

Reposted from the Guardian Society Chaunte Campbell unpacks food from a food bank, including a tin of tuna donated by Neil Robson (pictured below); she plans to cook a tuna bake for her five-year-old son. Photograph: Mimi Mollica for the … Continue reading

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ELECTION 2015: Harper suggests backing for mental health treatment sanctions

Reposted from Disability News Service The Tory minister for disabled people appears to have accidentally admitted what many disabled activists feared: that a Conservative government would cut the out-of-work benefits of people with mental health conditions if they refused treatment. … Continue reading

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Benefit scroungers and the royal family

picture reproduced from Daily Mail on line I’ll be honest with you, the first thing I thought when I heard the news of the royal birth was … oh goody, another addition to the civil list. http://www.royal.gov.uk/TheRoyalHousehold/Royalfinances/Sourcesoffunding/TheCivilList.aspx It just seems … Continue reading

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