Tag Archives: Department for Work and Pensions

Even George Osborne doesn’t want it: yet another setback for Universal Credit

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Even George Osborne is reluctant to endorse Universal Credit.

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This is why the profit motive has no place in our public services

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The DWP isn’t just off the rails but careering down the embankment.

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Video: Glenda Jackson MP demolishes Iain Duncan Smith

IDS has “plunged thousands and thousands of our fellow citizens into the most abject penury”, said the Labour MP.

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David Cameron cannot allow the chaos at the DWP to continue

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Today we will urge the government to come clean about the impact of delays, chaos and failing programmes at the Department for Work and Pensions.

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Government welfare reforms a ‘fiasco’ that are hurting the ‘most vulnerable’ say MPs

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In one instance a claimant was hospitalised due to stress caused by payment delays

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Another Department for Work and Pensions failure?

More than two thirds of people on the government’s controversial Work Programme are still without a job after two years on the scheme, according to new figures.

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As PIP fiasco joins IDS’ record of failure, it is time for PM to get a grip

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It’s time for David Cameron to get a grip on the chaos which IDS has given rise to at the DWP.

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Why Iain Duncan Smith should resign

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TweetHis welfare schemes keep imploding, severely ill people keep being declared fit for work and so many people are falling through cracks in the benefits system that food bank use surpassed a million this year. Yet Iain Duncan Smith soldiers on. The media seem obsessed with discussing Ed Miliband’s appearance, but the man who has […]

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Until ESA is reformed, the rights won by generations of disability campaigners will evaporate

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The new Spartacus report proposes an alternative to the broken ESA system.

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People hit by Bedroom Tax choosing between eating and heating

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People hit by the hated Bedroom Tax are choosing between eating and heating, with three quarters cutting back on food bills, according to a new report.

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