Tag: Sanctions

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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3rd June 2018 1

A Million Disabled People Sanctioned Since 2010

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

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.