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When I heard it reported in the media that people involved in the Grenfell Tower disaster were having their benefits sanctioned over not doing job search activities I wasn’t surprised.  In fact, no one who has had any dealings with the DWP in recent times would be surprised at the depths of depravity they will stoop to.  Losing everything you own, your home and seeing loved ones and friends perish in the possibly worse fire this country has ever seen in recent times means nothing to them. Many people are dying each year directly related to benefit cuts and sanctions.  However most of these cases are not picked up on or reported in the media.  Coroners courts do not rule that deaths were a direct result of these welfare reforms, even when there is a clear-cut case where someone has become suicidal as a result of an adverse benefit decision…

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