Tag Archives: mortality statistics

Oh what a tangled web he weaves, when first he practices to deceive *

Reposted from the Morning Star on line *With apologies to Sir Walter Scott    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marmion_(poem) AFTER a long wait, the much anticipated benefit claimant death figures were finally released by Iain Duncan Smith (IDS) this summer after being blocked for … Continue reading

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DWP death statistics

Excellent analysis of the ad hoc mortality statistics by Nick Dilworth (@mylegal) published by DWP after intense pressure from Mike Sivier (@Vox Political) via Freedom of Information requests, Maggie and her petition and MP Marie Rimmer and the Early Day … Continue reading

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Mens Rea, Actus Reus.

Now, I’m not being pretentious or anything, but some things just sound better in Latin and this is one of them. Mens Rea, Actus reus, simply means guilty mind, guilty act. We’ve all committed the Mens Rea at some point … Continue reading

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A good day to bury bad news …?

Well, well lookie here … on the very same day that the DWP finally release the mortality statistics in respect of ESA, IB and SDA  ; Iain Duncan Smith’s top special adviser has been awarded a peerage — on the … Continue reading

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