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RIP David Clapson, Another Man 'Helped' To Death By Iain Duncan Smith

When Funghi, the unemployed alcoholic  featured in the recent Benefits Street television series, disclosed that he had been abused as a child, most of those condemning him on twitter did not even blink.  1,044 more words

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Shameless - Workfare Exploiting Charities Slam The Benefit Sanctions They Are Responsible For

In an act of breath-taking hypocrisy, the Salvation Army, along with the YMCA, have both signed a letter to The Times calling the current benefit sanctioning regime unfair and counter-productive. 319 more words

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Snouts In The Trough, Let's Make Sure Everyone Knows What Welfare-to-work Industry Parasites Are Up To #intowork2014

Child poverty, eviction, special dietary needs going unmet, ill health, street homelessness, depression, suicide attempts, self-harming, relationships fracturing, utilities being disconnected, people with mental health conditions being sectioned, claimants forced to beg, go through bins or steal to survive Рall of these things have been well documented as the consequences of benefit sanctions.  426 more words

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Reducing Unemployment To Zero Neither Feasible Nor Desirable Says Iain Duncan Smith's Think Tank

The think tank founded by Iain Duncan Smith has let the cat out of the bag and admitted that reducing unemployment to zero is neither feasible or desirable. 217 more words

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DWP And Homelessness Charities Link Up To Bully Homeless Benefit Claimants

The homelessness industry is today welcoming an upcoming change in the law which could see homeless people forced to live in unsuitable or unsafe accommodation or face losing eligibility for benefits. 460 more words

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Hundreds of Thousands Of Households Staring Homelessness in The Face

Hundreds of thousands of households, many of them with children, are staring homelessness in the face as a direct result of Iain Duncan Smith’s bungled welfare reforms. 594 more words

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