Monthly Archives: August 2016

Working instead of coming in to the Jobcentre? You’ll get sanctioned!

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
Andrew Dutton of the Derbyshire Welfare Rights Service writes on Rightsnet: Client works part-time on Universal Credit. Gets offered an extra day’s work, which clashes with a fixed Jobcentre+ meeting. Calls JC+, explains, all seems…

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Housing benefit pumped into the private rented sector is dead money

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
If the government truly cared about value for money for taxpayers rather than the profits of private landlords, they’d build social housing Last year, the government handed £9.3bn in housing benefit to private landlords –…

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The DWP takes a rather sinister stance on disabled claimants. Provision of Research Lab Facilities for DWP.

Originally posted on The poor side of life:
Being a disabled claimant is hard enough, the whole rigmarole of trying to ensure that you get money to live on, money that you deserve is unbelievably hard. Not happy with the…

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I’m a DWP call handler and have no time to care about your disability claim

I’m a DWP call handler and have no time to care about your disability claim http://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2016/aug/20/work-pensions-disability-claim-call-handler-benefits-dwp?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

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DWP hides seven secret benefit suicide reviews : DNS.

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NHA welcome Jeremy Corbyn’s pledge to ‘renationalise’ the NHS : Welfare Weekly.

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Forced to return your Motability vehicle because of PIP? : DPAC.

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500 disabled people a week losing Motability

Originally posted on Fear and Loathing in Great Britain:
A letter a day to number 10. No 1,534 Friday 26 August 2016. Dear Mrs May, Up to 500 disabled people a week are losing their independence under the ludicrous and…

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Hillary Clinton and British Blairism

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
https://youtu.be/2ySJLIc5BJM This video from the USA says about itself: Hillary Clinton vs. Bernie Sanders on Whether to Invade Iraq – 2002 18 July 2015 In October of 2002, the United States Senate and…

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Government ‘has stripped Paralympians of their Motability vehicles’

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
Paralympians heading to Rio next week have lost their Motability vehicles after being reassessed as part of the government’s programme of benefit cuts and reforms, a member of the ParalympicsGB team has revealed. Some Paralympians…

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