Tag Archives: Mark Harper

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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Need cheering up? This latest update on Universal Credit should do it!

Reposted from ComputerWorldUK There are now 160 people working on the Universal Credit digital service, according to minister for disabled people Mark Harper. It is a dramatic increase in manpower compared with last January, when just three members of DWP … Continue reading

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IDS – doing what Cameron wants him to do.

Yes, Iain Duncan Smith keeps his job.  The BBC seems not to have noticed this.  So why is he still there?  Political Scrapbook has two theories: one is that they didn’t want to justify the supposed leak of his demotion by … Continue reading

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