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It is right to proceed cautiously with Universal Credit, but why not with other welfare reforms?

Universal Credit has been in the news again.  Whenever the issues of why its been so delayed is raised we are told that it is the right thing to pilot it, sort out any teething issues, rather than just going full steam ahead, potentially causing utter chaos and distress to people if it does go wrong. 273 more words

Welfare Benefits

Will claimant refusal to share their sensitive personal data have an impact on their #UC claim?

Original post from blog of Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC)

The full post

‘With many thanks to John Slater, for writing this article,

If you claim Universal Credit (“UC”) the DWP intends to share your most sensitive personal data with local authorities, citizens advice bureaux, credit unions, social landlords and relevant registered charities: 3,362 more words

Disability

FORTHCOMING EVENTS - DEMONSTRATE AGAINST MAXIMUS AND SANCTIONS

LONDON DEMONSTRATION:

Monday 2nd March 1pm,

Maximus HQ, 29 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H

CLICK LINK BELOW FOR INFO ON UNITE COMMUNITY DAY OF ACTION AGAINST SANCTIONS, 19TH MARCH… 6 more words

News And Views

Little progress

It’s time for another peek inside the workings of universal credit. IDS look away now.

The work and pensions secretary told us about his latest triumph two weeks ago: the start of the national roll-out heralded  703 more words

Iain Duncan Smith

What We Learned Last Week (16/02 - 22/02)

1) HSBC offers full page apology only for the least of their crimes

“They don’t mention all the tens of thousands of beheaded people in Mexico and Columbia.

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The World Day of Social Justice

The Secretary General of the International Social Security Association has sent out a message to go along with the UN’s World Day of Social Justice on 20th February.  154 more words

Social Security