Tag Archives: Rachel Reeves

Bad news on bedroom tax

An update on todays’ bedroom tax vote There’s no way to sugarcoat this, G: we just lost our parliamentary vote on the Bedroom Tax. Time and time again we’ve tried to get this cruel law scrapped — and every time … Continue reading

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Bedroom Tax Petition

G, Just wanted to make sure you saw this — you’ve only got a few hours to add your name to our official record of opposition to the Bedroom Tax before tomorrow’s vote. More than 100,000 others already have. Look … Continue reading

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Charities condemn Iain Duncan Smith for food bank snub

Requests for meetings with work and pensions secretary to discuss growing crisis have been refused Iain Duncan Smith, the embattled work and pensions secretary, is refusing to meet leaders of the rapidly expanding Christian charity that has set up more … Continue reading

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Civil servants told to judge whether disabled deserve benefits by GOOGLING their illnesses

. Press Association Civil servants have been told they can judge whether to pay benefits to ­the sick by ­Googling their illnesses, after proper tests were scrapped. In a memo leaked yesterday, Department for Work and Pensions staff were instructed to look … Continue reading

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