More people are in work than ever before claim the DWP triumphantly as the unemployment figures show another huge rise in self-employment. Whether these people are making any money, or whether they are pensioners with an ebay hobby, does not seem to matter as the Tories attempt to spin that Iain Duncan Smith’s welfare reforms are working. 544 more words
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On 16 March this year, around 112,000 people marched in Melbourne, Australia, against the policies of its government that are clearly against any principles of decency, fairness, social justice or just plain humanity. 259 more words
‘Reintroducing fairness to the welfare system’ – introducing means-testing in order to dismantle the welfare system.
‘Fairness’ – discriminating against people.
‘Creating a system based on fairness’ – ignoring need, in favour of targets. 604 more words
Sounds about right ! Must print off a copy to refer to when next meeting my Jobcentre Adviser (= Sanctions Enforcer)