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Why Falling Unemployment Can Be Bad News For Everyone

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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Just For The Record, The WCA Is Not Being Scrapped, Yet

The report in The Daily Record which claims that Atos style assessments for sickness and disability benefits are to be scrapped should sadly be treated with caution. 535 more words

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Who The Fuck Does Esther McVey Think She Is?

Newly unemployed people are to be treated as benefit scroungers from the first day of their claim the Minister for Unemployment Esther Mcvey announced today. 329 more words

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Housing Crisis, What Housing Crisis? Says Homelessness Charity Boss Jeremy Swain

An astonishing post from the boss of one of London’s largest housing charities shows how those paid a small fortune to represent homeless people are completely out of touch with the reality that their so-called ‘service users’ face. 750 more words

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Iain Duncan Smith Should Be Put On Trial Over The Work Capability Assessment Deaths

The tragic death of severely unwell Mark Wood, who died of malnutrition just five months after he was found ‘fit for work’ by Atos and the DWP, was not just ‘wrong’ … 556 more words

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Scam-Ridden Universal Jobmatch Just Fine Says Monster Boss As He Laughs All The Way To The Bank

The breath-taking arrogance of private sector contractors has been laid bare today with the publication of a letter from the CEO of Monster Jobs defending the shambolic Universal Jobmatch website. 727 more words

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1000 Mothers March For Justice: Saturday 29th March

via DPAC

1000 Mothers March For Justice, with families, carers & supporters

11am Saturday 29th March 2014
Assemble at Bruce Castle Park,
Lordship Lane N17 8NU… 409 more words

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