Tag Archives: Housing Benefit

…and now he’s coming for the self – employed

Reposted from the Void As part of his cunning plan, Gidiot Osborne – the Chancer (No – not a spelling mistake) of the Exchequer, now has his sights set on the self – employed. Plans to raise the minimum wage … Continue reading

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*Croeso i Corbyn

* Welsh for Welcome to I had the pleasure, along with two work colleagues, of attending the Jeremy Corbyn rally at Holland House Hotel, Newport Road Cardiff yesterday evening. I met up with my colleauges outside the hotel and I have … Continue reading

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Even the government admits the bedroom tax isn’t working

Reposted from the Mirror on line Photo: WikiCommons The DWP quietly published an interim report into the removal of the spare room subsidy (colloquially known as the “bedroom tax”) and it paints a grim picture of the reality behind the … Continue reading

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The REAL benefit cheats.

Reposted from The Guardian on line In the last year, Tesco has cost the Treasury £364m in pay-rate supplements. Photograph: Carl Court/AFP/Getty I really don’t know why the government is making such heavy weather of cutting £12bn off the benefits … Continue reading

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Reposted from DWPExamination.org In today’s scary news, it has emerged that the DWP are claiming the right to enter the home of people in receipt of a variety of benefits, demand to see their ID and financial documents, and interrogate … Continue reading

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Benefits claimants are shortchanged by £5bn a year, says thinktank

Reposted from the Guardian Society Benefits claimants are being shortchanged, says the Demos thinktank. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images Millions of benefit claimants – who as a group fail to receive £5bn a year that they are due from the … Continue reading

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Reblogged from Speye Dear All Earlier this week I put up a post which was a standard letter doing the rounds to say if you have been in receipt of Housing Benefit continuously since before 1 January 1996 then you are exempt … Continue reading

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