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Low-paid Britain: ‘People have had enough. It’s soul destroying’

Reposted from Guardian Society. Yes, they have jobs … but the five people featured below are typical of millions who have no security, no holiday or sick pay, limited hours, and no dignity at work! Nia Hughes, who is fighting … Continue reading

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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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IDS & his beloved statistics

Reposted from Ilegal Now, we all know how Iain Duncan Smith loves his statistics, no matter how inaccurate they may be. However, the brilliant Nick at Ilegal proves (once again) that IDS has been, er how can I put this … Continue reading

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Is self employment the panacea for all our ills?

The ConDem Coalition claims that “more people are in work than ever before” have been undermined by a report that shows the number of traditional employee jobs is falling or flatlining across the country – a phenomenon masked by an … Continue reading

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Why do two sets of the same ESA related statistics fail to add up?

  Posted by Nick in Ilegal The difference between the two is the chaos which the DWP continues to hide It stands to reason that records of Employment & Support Allowance claimants kept by the DWP should at least remain consistent. … Continue reading

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Press release: Iain Duncan Smith’s department slammed again for use of statistics

Reposted from Sheila Gilmores website   Posted on March 6, 2014 Department for Work and Pensions official failed to follow procedure in quoting unpublished data on Work Programme Latest in chain of ‘statistical foul play’ by Iain Duncan Smith’s department Work … Continue reading

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