Tag Archives: welfare reform

The brutality of the bedroom tax

Reposted from The Mirror on line Tomlinson/Sunday MirrorStripped of dignity: Rob is bathed in a paddling pool in the living room This shocking picture exposes the brutal reality of David Cameron’s Bedroom Tax – a severely disabled man forced to … Continue reading

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Another day, another death…

Reposted from Daily Mail on line I hope nobody thinks that I am trivialising the issue with my headline, I was using it to point out how many people die at the hands of the DWP, Atos/Maximus, Iain Duncan Smith … Continue reading

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George…I think I’ve found out where the moneys coming from.

Reposted from Commons debate – Daily Hansard Take it away Lisa … UK Poverty [Mr David Crausby in the Chair] 2.30 pm Lisa Nandy (Wigan) (Lab): It has been almost five years since the coalition Government took office, so we … Continue reading

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Tories Trying To Prevent The Poor From ‘Breeding’, Says Labour MP

Reposted from Welfare Weekly photo credit: NEFATRON via photopin cc Veteran Labour MP Michael Meacher has accused the Conservatives of introducing welfare reforms designed to prevent the poor from ‘breeding’. Writing on his blog, Mr Meacher says: “Occasionally the mask … 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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According to IDS there are no sanctions. Really? That would be another lie then!

Reblogged from Vox Political Here is a memo from a DWP manager, congratulating staff on SMASHING SANCTIONS TARGETS!!!!! http://wp.me/p4Sru1-2tO

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Read it and weep :-(

Reposted from Black Triangle Updated tragic list of welfare-related deaths of UK’s sick and/or disabled people. This is the tip on the iceberg: They shall be remembered forevermore. Avenge the dead. Resuscitate the living. We must fight on for freedom … Continue reading

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