Today, the Work and Pension’s Committee called for a fundamental redesign of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) in its ‘First Report Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Work Capability Assessments… 315 more words
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India: An Indian minister has told parliament that his government says it has no plans to amend Section 377 law criminalizing same-sex relations till the issue is settled by the Supreme Court. 296 more words
Western politicians are usually measured in their words when it comes to the Israel-Hamas conflict, but British Liberal Democrat David Ward tweeted today that if he lived in Gaza, he’d probably fire a rocket into Israel. 464 more words
A prisoner is entitled to a room four times the size that the DWP maintains is a bedroom for a social tenant.
I was alerted to a Ministry of Justice document called Certified Prisoner Accommodation which sets out the minimum sizes for prisoners and the relevant size issue is detailed below and is from ppage 45 of the MoJ document… 239 more words
For some time now, I have been concerned that the workfare programme is illegal, particularly around the contract issue.
So with a bit of time on my hands today, I decided to look at this in some more detail. 689 more words