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Benefit Cuts - Research Says It Works!

Research proves that more people will be helped back into work when families have benefits slashed under a welfare cap, claims Iain Duncan Smith.

The amount households can claim in handouts  for housing and living costs will be cut from £26,000 to £23,000 a year if the Conservatives win the next election. 232 more words

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Shock New Figures: UK Spends Less On Healthcare, Benefits and Pensions Per Head Than Any Other Northern European Country

The UK spends less on social security benefits, pensions and healthcare combined per head than any other northern European country figures released by the Office for National Statistics reveal. 415 more words

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What Lies Behind The Archbishop's Demand For State Run Foodbanks Is Every Bit As Nasty As Iain Duncan Smith

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will launch a report in parliament this week which calls on the government to fund the growing network of foodbanks – many of which are coincidentally run by churches. 911 more words

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Read it and weep :-(

Reposted from Black Triangle

Updated tragic list of welfare-related deaths of UK’s sick and/or disabled people. This is the tip on the iceberg:

They shall be remembered forevermore. 1,929 more words


Don't Believe The Hype: Universal Credit Is No Closer To Being Workable Than It Was In 2010

Jobcentres sources are suggesting that Iain Ducan Smith will attempt to roll out Universal Credit across the country in February 2015.  This will allow the Tories to pretend that the project is on track and functioning in the run up to the general election. 385 more words

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