Tag Archives: Margaret Hodge

Judicial Review Into DWP’s Disabled Benefits ‘Fiasco’

Reposted from Irwin Mitchell Solicitors website Legal Experts Say Vulnerable People ‘Left In Lurch’ By Delays In Vital Payments 25/02/2015 Expert lawyers have been given the green light to launch a judicial review into the Department for Work and Pensions’ … Continue reading

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Evade or Avoid?

Reposted from Accounting Web Leading tax experts have called on the government to settle a backlog of 65,000 tax avoidance schemes, as more evidence emerged that the “Hodge effect” is making HMRC staff reluctant to settle disputes without recourse to … Continue reading

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DWP’s Seetec investigation under MPs’ spotlight

Reposted from Disability News Service The most senior civil servant in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been questioned by MPs about an investigation into alleged fraud by a company paid to find jobs for disabled people. Concerns … Continue reading

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Duncan Smith denies ‘deception’ over universal credit

Reposted from BBC news The BBC making negative comments about the lies that IDS has been telling about Universal Credit…Gosh, wonders will never cease! Related Stories Labour ‘to pause universal credit’ Universal Credit policy expanded Universal Credit inquiry ‘hampered’ A … Continue reading

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Why stubborn Iain Duncan Smith is no statesman

Reposted from the Observer Now I know I may seem as if I am IDS bashing of late *slaps self on wrist* but all I would say is that he’s in the News so much because everything he touches turns … Continue reading

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Atos accused of misleading government over how quickly it could process claims

Reposted from the Guardian Oh look it’s my favourite lady, Margaret Hodge wagging her finger at Atos again!   Margaret Hodge also accuses the Department for Work and Pensions of overlooking discrepancies in Atos’ tendering document. Photograph: Richard Gardner/Rex The … Continue reading

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