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Quiz for a cause

It’s a little known fact, but in the unwritten history of quizzing in the North West, the GMWRAG quiz team looms like a quizzing colossus. The history of… 171 more words

Welfare Benefits

YouTube Video 'In Memory Of' the Victims of Tory Benefit Cuts

I’ve had a really positive response to the post I put up on Monday on the government’s genocide of the disabled. Two of the people commenting on it included in their remarks short films touching on this issue. 102 more words

Politics

And the DWP strikes again...

Oh goody!

Such fun!

The amazingly incompetent DWP strikes again!

Brief bit of background info – I am currently in the process of being transferred from the Disability Living Allowance I have been receiving since 1998 onto the new Personal Independence Payment. 806 more words

Disability Rants

Under the Tories: No pay rise for 15 years.

Workers in Britain are on course to suffer an unprecedented 15 years of lost earnings growth and have been warned to prepare for a third successive parliament of austerity by a leading thinktank. MORE

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Conservatives

The Budget 2017 - all you can eat.

For the first time in many years the Budget did not significantly change the landscape of welfare reform. That isn’t to say that significant changes aren’t already on the horizon and April 2017 will see the end of payment for being in the work-related activity group put large numbers of people into significant debt and at high risk of homelessness. 75 more words

Welfare Benefits

Denying 18-21 year olds the right to claim housing benefit is bad, bad news, and bad, bad policy

At the very time when rough sleeping numbers are rising nationally, the government has announced plans to end the automatic right of 18-21 year olds to claim housing benefit. 294 more words

Homelessness

Flip your support, not your pancake.

Sorry. I am more than just a little bit angry.

Yesterday, as I usually do, I switched over to my daily dose of ‘Daily Politics’ on BBC2 at lunchtime and saw something that made me fume. 696 more words

General Political Rants