Tag Archives: WRAG

Yet another massive IDS black hole

Reposted from Ilegal https://youtu.be/3mbBbFH9fAg Where have they all gone? He’s normally got an answer for everything when it comes to cleansing Great Britain of sick and disabled people. The recent, so called ’emergency’ budget was clear evidence that the loathsome … Continue reading

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54 and out of work: how the DWP hounds you to amuse itself

Reposted from Kate Belgrave Thought I’d spend a few pre-budget days rolling out more transcripts from interviews with people on the rubbish end of Tory austerity. This one is yet another story about jobcentres and useless back-to-work activities (the transcript … Continue reading

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ELECTION 2015 – Burying bad news (fancy the tories & Lib Dems doing that!)

Reposted from Vox Political Believe it or not, there may still be some people in the UK who don’t know the Department for Work and Pensions has been ordered to release details of the number of sickness benefit claimants who … Continue reading

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Campaigner had benefits docked despite inaccessible workshop

Reposted from Disability News service A disabled campaigner had more than £70 a week of her disability benefit stripped from her for three months because she could not attend a back-to-work workshop that a government assessment had already concluded would … Continue reading

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1300 people on sickness benefit DEAD after being told to begin work related activities immediately admits IDS’s Dept

Reposted from Dr Éoin Clarke (PhD) – TheGreenBenches@Hotmail.com     According to Iain Duncan Smith’s team, every year, more than 40,000 people on Sickness Benefits (eg. ESA) die. Over a three year period more than 125,000 people had died while on sickness … Continue reading

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Iain Duncan Smith ‘targeting seriously ill claimants’ in benefits overhaul Nearly 550,000 people currently considered too sick to work face losing financial support if radical changes go ahead

Daniel Boffey, policy editor The Observer, Saturday 23 November 2013 20.30 GMT Jump to comments (359) Iain Duncan Smith is said to be unhappy with the length of time seriously ill people are claiming benefit under the WRAG system. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters … Continue reading

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