Monthly Archives: November 2016

Benefits sanctions: a policy based on zeal, not evidence

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
The devastating National Audit Office report exposes Iain Duncan Smith’s project as an ineffective and hugely damaging racket The quietly devastating National Audit Office (NAO) report shreds five years of ministerial bluster, misinformation and spin…

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No evidence welfare sanctions work, says National Audit Office | Politics | The Guardian

Originally posted on Tory Britain!:
Government has failed to measure whether sanctions represent value for money, while application varies widely, find auditors Source: No evidence welfare sanctions work, says National Audit Office | Politics | The Guardian

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Britain’s biggest crisis now makes complete sense when you look at these companies’ obscene profits | The Canary

Originally posted on Tory Britain!:
? Source: Britain’s biggest crisis now makes complete sense when you look at these companies’ obscene profits | The Canary

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The mindblowing fact that shows Corbyn could be on his way to Downing Street [AUDIO] | The Canary

Originally posted on Tory Britain!:
WARNING: This might just blow your mind! Source: The mindblowing fact that shows Corbyn could be on his way to Downing Street [AUDIO] | The Canary

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Just About Managing? Tens of thousands of us are sinking.

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
This was posted on Mumsnet: “Last week, I reached crisis point. It feels like this has been looming since I was sanctioned in 2013. Following my sanction, I struggled with depression and agoraphobia brought on…

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Rogue company Unum had a profiteering hand in the government’s work, health and disability green paper

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
I wrote an extensive critique of the recent government green paper on work, health and disability. I mentioned that a government advisor, who is a specialist in labour economics and econometrics, has proposed scrapping…

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Work Capability Assessment: a toxic failure for the disabled

Originally posted on Declaration Of Opinion:
https://sciscomedia.co.uk/work-capability-assessment-toxic-failure-disabled/

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Government may consider radical “brief-case technology” for secure transport of sensitive documents | The Evening Haröld

http://eveningharold.com/2016/11/29/government-may-consider-radical-brief-case-technology-for-secure-transport-of-sensitive-documents/

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Former Tory who turned to UKIP says party is more in tune with Labour voters. Laughable. | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2016/11/29/former-tory-who-turned-to-ukip-says-party-is-more-in-tune-with-labour-voters-laughable/

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Lives destroyed for the 4million families living in cold, damp homes – the real dangers of fuel poverty : Daily Mirror.

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