Tag Archives: Public Accounts Committee

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

Iain Duncan Smith 2j

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

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Welfare to work scheme failing, say MPs

The government’s welfare-to-work scheme has been branded ‘extremely poor’ by MPs, who said the best performing provider only moved 5% of people off benefit and into work.

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Tax isn’t taxing when you’re Goldman Sachs

Alex Hern writes about the public accounts committee’s report on tax collection and HMRC’s dealings with big businesses, letting them off the hook.

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Report suggests cost of current public sector pension schemes is affordable

Naomi Cooke, GMB National Pensions Officer, reports on the publication yesterday of the public accounts committee’s report on public sector pensions.

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Why won’t Cameron come clean on NHS cuts?

David Cameron’s PMQ’s comments on the NHS are typical of the government’s level of denial over the NHS cuts and falling standards, reports Dominic Browne.

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