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DWP Admin And Salaries Costs Nearly Twice The Dole: Sack The Managers And Save Us All A Fortune

The DWP spent almost twice as much on salaries, welfare-to-work schemes and administration last year than they did on unemployment benefit.

The department’s latest six monthly report shows that £7.7 billion was spent on administration costs in 2013/14 compared to £4.3 billion on Jobseeker’s Allowance, othwerwise known as the dole.  409 more words

DWP

Sandra Gives The Game Away: Jobcentres Given Sheriff's Stars For Hitting Benefit Sanction Targets

Sandra Lambert, manager of 149 Jobcentres and self-styled lifestyle guru, has spent much of the last few days frantically blocking people on twitter who have been… 491 more words

DWP

Poorest households pay 47% of gross income in #tax (#UK #auterity #bedroomtax)

A report just published by the Taxpayer’s Alliance has found that the poorest 10% of households in the UK pay 47% of their gross income in direct and indirect taxes. 509 more words

Government & Politics

untynewear reblogged this on UNEMPLOYED IN TYNE & WEAR and commented:

   

I'm always a little wary of anything with the Taxpayer's Alliance name on it, always regarding them as a Tory front group... are they starting to bite the hand that (alledgedly) feeds them ?

#Employment Tribunal fees deter four out of five employees pursuing claims (#UK #Welfare #Politics)

Since the introduction of employment tribunal fees in July 2013, Citizens Advice report that four out of five employees who would otherwise have taken their employer to a tribunal are put off by the cost. 949 more words

Government & Politics

The reality of zero hours contracts

Reposted from TUC website

#DecentJobsWeek: I love being a home care worker, but I hate the insecurity

17 Dec 2014, by Helen in Working Life… 721 more words

HMRC

MANY VIDEOS: Victim Shows Sky News Where MPs Abused Him

Watch the videos here: http://news.sky.com/story/1394123/victim-shows-sky-where-mps-abused-him

The man says he was raped as a young boy and that “MPs” and “Hooray Henrys” plied him with alcohol and molested him. 631 more words

New Labour

Community Dance and Politics

In what ways does community dance practice and rhetoric link to politics?

Community dance is defined by its emphasis on process (rather than product) and benefits of the process on individuals and communities. 3,656 more words

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