Tag Archives: Ian Duncan Smith

According to IDS there are no sanctions. Really? That would be another lie then!

Reblogged from Vox Political Here is a memo from a DWP manager, congratulating staff on SMASHING SANCTIONS TARGETS!!!!! http://wp.me/p4Sru1-2tO

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Iain Duncan Smith’s fatal flaw

Reposted from Ilegal To supply thousands of incapacity benefit claimants with a hopeless CV…. CV Mr Shameless Experience: 10 years on the sick. Handling giros, drinking lager, smoking, having children, avoiding all aspects of physical work, applying for local authority … Continue reading

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DWP plotting ‘secret’ universal credit plans – says Micheal Meacher Labour MP

Reposted from Dash 24 A Labour MP has claimed that the government is “keeping under wraps” plans to make people who lose their jobs wait five weeks before they get any benefit payment under universal credit. Michael Meacher, MP for … Continue reading

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Personal Independence Payments are a Punishment of the Poor and Ill

Reblogged from Black Triangle She calls it: “Heartbreaking, truly astonishing, I’ve never seen anything like this.” Emma Cross is a senior Macmillan Cancer Support benefits adviser, and she says delays in Iain Duncan Smith’s new personal independence payments (PIP) leave the sick … 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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Would you buy a used car off any of this lot?

      Or should that be would you buy UNIVERSAL CREDIT. The Labour MP’s (Sheila Gilmour, Glenda Jackson, Anne Begg ) did give him a bit of a grilling at the Work & Pensions Select Committee today, but I … Continue reading

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                  Back in September I wrote an article examining the case that the Atos administered Work Capacity Assessment is psychological torture for disabled people, especially those suffering mental health conditions. One of the … Continue reading

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