Whilst the Tory Party pat themselves on the back at conference for the misery their welfare reforms have caused, recently updated benefit expenditure figures make a mockery of any claims that these vicious cuts were carried out to save money. 647 more words
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The lowest paid working fmilies are to face a triple whammy of in-work benefit cuts multi-millionaire George Osborne announced today.
Those with jobs, but on shit wages, will see Tax Credits, Housing Benefits and Child Benefit all frozen in a real term cut to the incomes of the very poorest should the Tory Party be re-elected next year. 463 more words
I have just listened (through gritted teeth and with an increasing rise in blood pressure) to some of Gidiot Osbornes speech at the tory party conference; regarding the reference to the reduction in working age benefits. 320 more words
Benefit Sanctions Are Political Admits Welfare To Work Boss As Housing Charities Flee Work Programme
Ed Miliband goes into this week’s Labour Party Conference with another ‘big’ announcement. He is pledging to raise the minimum wage to £8 an hour. 232 more words
Business as usual... no real change. And what, if anything, does Ed have to say about raising benefits in line with inflation ?