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Co-op Tell Staff To LIMIT Info They Give to NHS Contact tracers

EXCLUSIVE – A Internal Document from The Co-operative Food Group has revealed an alarming policy that they have implemented relating to NHS England’s “Test and Trace” program. The document dated 30th July, advises Co-op staff on steps they must take BEFORE cooperating with the scheme designed to help stop the spread of the virus. The details of the policy which

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DWP Using Research Company Data To Snoop on Claimants

EXCLUSIVE – The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is using data collected by a not-for-profit social research organisation to compare to its own records so as to snoop on benefit claimants. Claimants have raised fears that they will be targeted for giving poor responses to the survey. The DWP themselves refused to answer any questions about its partnership with

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Claimants will feel let down if Labour don’t call for Universal Credit to be scrapped at Annual Conference

Labour Conference Universal Credit

The Labour Party Conference starts this weekend and there’s much speculation if a motion calling for Universal Credit to be scrapped will feature on the program. The motions have yet to be announced but with unions now joining claimants in calling for it to be scrapped, Labour would be letting claimants down if they don’t hold a vote at the

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Universal Credit suffers a series of massive blows in just one day

DWP Sign Caxton House

Universal Credit is never far from the top of news results these days. Whether it’s another damning report on how it’s causing hardship or a whistle-blower exposing Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) failings, you can be sure that it’s never good news. However Wednesday saw the fledgling benefit come under attack from all sides.   It started at Prime

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Cover-up by DWP – staff told to destroy evidence of foodbank referrals

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A response from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request,shows staff jobcentres are told to destroy evidence of foodbank referrals and stipulate; “it is not to be used for any other purpose, including to count/monitor the number of signposting slips issued” I came across this FOI on the website WhatDoTheyKnow, a website that

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Work and Pensions secretary Esther McVey openly taunts Universal Credit users 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 it

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HMRC & DWP figures show they cause more money to be lost than benefit fraud does.

Benefit fraud against HMRC and the Department for Work and Pensions – DWP is rife, well that’s if you believe the media & poverty porn documentaries. But the government’s own figures show that’s a pack of lies. Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs – HMRC and the Department for work and Pensions – DWP released their estimates of benefit fraud and

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