ESA Is A Failure Admits DWP

Originally posted on Same Difference:
And it gets better- the BBC have covered the story! Many thanks to Benefits And Work for the summary below. The BBC has obtained DWP internal memos which says that employment and support allowance (ESA) is worse than incapacity benefit at helping people back into work and now poses one…

DWP does not spin statistics says Government – WE know better #NOWPetition

Originally posted on jaynelinney:
In our second petition Debbie & I  call upon the House of Commons to accept the Recommendations of The Work & Pensions Select 3rd Report  Monitoring the Perfomance of DWP 2012/13 and the  Public Administration Committee 1st Report and Ensures Minsters and others present statistics in a way that is fair, accurate and “unspun”.…

Panellists hijack Question Time to attack Iain Duncan Smith

Originally posted on Vox Political:
Finger-jabbing protest: Iain Duncan Smith talked over Owen Jones in his last Question Time appearance; this time the other panellists didn’t give him the chance. Around three-quarters of the way through tonight’s Question Time, I was ready to believe the BBC had pulled a fast one on us and we…

Recover or DIE – Time to Fight Back #NowPetition #ImpeachDWP

Originally posted on jaynelinney:
I find it intriguing to read that ACPO (The Association of Chief Police Officers) argued, in their case for purchasing water cannons, “it would be fair to assume that the ongoing and potential future austerity measures are likely to lead to continued protest. Experiences in Millbank in 2010 demonstrate how quickly protest…

The Truth and Statistics Campaign – Petition 2

Originally posted on jaynelinney:
Yesterday I asked if you thought our campaign for The Truth & Statistics was worth it; overwhelmingly you all share our need for truth, and for this I THANK YOU  and am pleased to report the sharing of the post resulted in another 200 signatures; today I’m picking up on the…

Is the Fight for Truth Important?

Originally posted on jaynelinney:
As reader are fully aware, Debbie Sayers and I presented our first petition to Parliament last year which helped get Iain Duncan Smith & Lord Freud called into the Work & Pensions Select to answer for their misuse of statistics. At that time RosWynne Jones of the Mirror asked me if…