Tag: Hostile environment

28th February 2019 7

SICK – DWP Staff harass benefit claimants in hospital

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

A local council in London has called the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) “grotesque and unbelievable” after they discovered…

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1st August 2018 2

Report warns of Domestic Abuse risk posed by Universal Credit but does it go far enough? Plus Male victims get no mention

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

A report by Work and Pensions Committee has warned that the way Universal Credit is paid per household means abusers could take control of the entire budget, leaving vulnerable victims and their children dependent on an abusive partner to survive. Whilst it’s as start I don’t think that this report goes far enough.