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Thoughts: Time As A Tool Of Control

Time and understanding how to use it, is an important tactic of any government, particularly our current coalition, in exasperating the pressures put on those facing the brunt of changing policy and austerity. 931 more words

General Welfare

The Ultimate Boss Battle

There was blood in the water in July when Dave reshuffled the Cabinet. Govey’s gone from Education (time to graduate, chump), Billy Hague announced he’s bowing out, the Big Beast is hitting the dusty trail – but you know who’s staying exactly where he needs to be? 402 more words


Slave #Britain: Duncan Smith covering up his Universal Credit mistakes again (#bedroomtax #ids #universalcredit #welfare)

We seem to be writing about Duncan Smith regularly, and the theme seems to be the same most of the time – Duncan Smith covering up his mistakes or lying about his welfare reforms. 747 more words

Government & Politics

The Condems struggle to feed our kids, but they can waste money elsewhere.....by @costofcameron

“The government’s flagship free school meals programme is in disarray as councils and schools have not received enough cash in time for the new school year beginning next month, according to a study” 253 more words


Universal Credit

Work and Pension Secretary dnes uviedlo do praxe v 10 job centrach v north – west England novu schemu UNIVERSAL CREDIT, ktora ma nahradit 6 benefitov: working tax credit, child tax credit, income support, housing benefit, income based job seeker allowance and employment support allowance. 117 more words



Nothing shocking for me to find that there had been sanctions put upon people over their benefits.

Still trying to fire the impossible on people instead of modernising the system I we? 1,406 more words

8,500 people have now started on Universal Credit, we're over 1% of the way there!

Today the DWP released some statistics that show that during the period of rollout for Universal Credit which began in April 2013 and up to 31st May this year, only 8,500 people had started on the new benefit. 101 more words