“The claimant must move out of the household and is required to provide written evidence to their work coach that they are receiving help for domestic abuse before the easement can be granted.” This is the shocking statement made by Mark Serwotka, general secretary of the Public and Commercial Services Continue Reading
A shocking article by Govt Newspeak outlining the changes the DWP are making to tribunal staff.
It’s been too long since I’ve given everyone an update on what’s going on with me, so here we go. DVLA Progress? On the 29th of May I finally received the elusive forms the DVLA claimed to have sent me in April. It transpires, going by the form, that the Continue Reading
Jackie’s own words on how the DWP have repeatededly overturned decisions classing her to unfit to work. Harrowing harassment from a government agency
Hugh Grant gives the #FoodBankChallenge a boost again by donating to Airdrie Foodbank. Read more.
The reality of the governments hostile environment towards disabled benefit claimants.
Contrary to popular belief, life on benefits is not expensive holidays and fancy tech. It’s grim.Find out more on why in this article.
Trussell Trust year end report makes for stark reading. Foodbanks UK wide are running out and need our help and High Grant comes to the aid of another foodbank.
Just a quick update as my health is a bit poor today. Thank you everyone who has supported me and encouraged me to carry on. I now have some food and can afford to heat myself thanks to a few people who have gifted through the page. It really makes Continue Reading
If you saw my twitter timeline on Saturday afternoon you’ll know I had my driving licence revoked. And I didn’t take it well. To lay a bit of background I’ll explain a few things. I had a Work Capability Assesment in January of this year. I was found fit to Continue Reading
A four-year study by University of Kent lecturer Ben Baumberg Geiger & the Demos cross party think tank, has found that disabled claimants receiving Job Seekers Allowance, (JSA), were 26-53% more likely to be sanctioned than claimants who were not.In just ten years they found that; disabled people have been hit with OVER 1 million sanctions.
A summary of what UC is and what you’ll get, plus a few hints and tips. #FoodBankChallenge.
I asked for my advance repayment to be lowered fro £125, they said no.
What are sanctions? Sanctions are where you get some or all of your money stopped if you are on: Employment and Support Allowance, (ESA), Job Seekers Allowanace, (JSA), or Universal Credit, (UC). They of were brought in by the Labour Government, but there has been a spike in the use Continue Reading