The Tories today broke their unofficial stance of mainly ignoring opposition day debates, to swoop in and save Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey from being ‘sanctioned.’Read more
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General Sir Amyas Morse, head of the National Audit Office – NAO, has taken the highly unusual step of writing an open letter to the Work and Pensions Secretary, Esther McVey to “clarify the facts,” following her statement to parliament on the contents of their report. Sir Amyas accused Ms McVey of misrepresenting the NAO’s report and called her behaviourRead more
Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey taunts Universal Credit Claimants with shameless plug for restaurant.
Just when you think Esther McVey couldn’t sink any lower, she does. After weeks of reports and evidence proving that Universal Credit claimants can’t afford basic food items, she does this… Sunday 24th June started like a normal day for me. Breakfast just isn’t a meal that I can afford to budget for. I’m so used to not having itRead more
The twins, who both had the same genetic condition, went for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessments at different times and one was approved, while the other was rejectedRead more
‘More than 1.5 million people in the UK, including more than 350,000 children, experienced destitution last year’ – Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Alex ∼ @RespectIsVital ∼ 8th June 2018 Universal credit tips the already poor into hardship, say charity, Joseph Rowntree Foundation. More than 1.5 million people in the UK, including more than 350,000 children, experienced destitution last year, their study found, this meaning they regularly went without food, toiletries, adequate clothing or shelter. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation says a “tangled combination” of benefitRead more
Tory austerity strips more than 3,000 computers with internet from libraries in England, yet Scotland and Wales see rises.
While Scotland and Wales see rises in the number of computers in libraries, England see’s a dramatic fall of 3000. Austerity isn’t working.Read more