Tag Archives: welfare cuts

How low can DWP and Iain Duncan Smith go?

Reposted from The Guardian on line Very is the answer if this article is anything to go by! A hospice worker holds the hand of a patient. Photograph: Joanne O’Brien/Alamy Patrick Wintour Political editor Monday 6 July 2015 17.11 BSTLast modified … Continue reading

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Tories want you to believe people choose to be poor and disabled

Reposted from Vox Political “It’s now been revealed that £12bn worth of welfare cuts will be included in next month’s budget, with even more rolled out in the autumn spending review. Such cuts are based on nothing more than the … Continue reading

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What the Conservative win means for your money

Article reposted from AOL Money UK Good Morning my darlings. I’m feeling a little less emotional about the election result (still angry though) and so I decided to look into what’s to come … © PA Wire ​ Few people … Continue reading

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ELECTION 2015 – they think it’s all over

To say I am gutted at the outcome of the 2015 General Election would be an understatement. I am lucky. I work. I don’t claim benefits, due to a small inheritance from a late relative, I don’t have to worry … Continue reading

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Food banks: no, they’re not a ‘popular welfare solution’

Reposted from Patrick Cutlers blog @ the Guardian David Cameron’s discomfort over food banks typifies the right’s panic, confusion and denial over the causes of food insecurity Volunteer William Forey at Drumchapel food bank near Glasgow. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Notoriously, … Continue reading

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GOVERNMENT AUSTERITY CUTS ARE BEING CARRIED OUT WITHOUT THOUGHT OR CARE. SO SAY TOP CIVIL SERVANTS WITH NO AXE TO GRIND. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT IN THIS GENERAL ELECTION YEAR?

Reposted from Ripped off Britons.com The Welfare State was hard won by generations of Britons before us. It is as much an inherited right as is the unearned income received by some from their inherited property and financial assets. Doubtless … Continue reading

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Britons In ‘Forced Penury’ Due To Victorian Welfare Rules, Leading Academics Warn

Reposted from the Huffington Post     Iain Duncan Smith‘s welfare reforms are forcing many Britons into “forced penury” as they mark an increasing return to the principles of the Victorian “Poor Laws”, leading academics have warned. Dr Chris Grover, … Continue reading

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