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Prevention is better than cure, so why does the DWP insist on creating a major problem that will cost more and cause homelessness?

Prevention being better than cure is a view for which there is a general consensus. However, it seems that the Department for Works and Pensions (DWP) doesn’t get it. 586 more words


#DWP Apologises for the Delay in Your Payment, #WOW #IDS Does Not Care ... (#JSA and #ESA Payment Systems Going Into Meltdown for Existing Recipients)

Understandably, there has been a lot lately about Universal Credit, but UC is currently only being paid to a very small number of people with the easiest type of claim to administer. 1,371 more words

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