DWP Breaks its Own Rules when threatening Support Group Members

Originally posted on jaynelinney:
Further to my post earlier this week, today another example of the most seriously ill disabled people being told they must attend work focussed interviews or else be sanctioned; never mind this is in direct conflict with the DWP’s own guidance which states : “Support Group If you have a condition that…

An Open Letter to Leader of the Opposition Mr Ed Miliband

Originally posted on New Approach:
Dear Mr. Miliband, We never thought we would see a Britain in which terminally ill people rely on foodbanks to eat, or cancer patients miss their treatment because they don’t have the bus fare to get to the hospital. We never thought a bedroom for a severely disabled child would…

I.D.S has nowhere to hide

Originally posted on cornishgunner:
Iain Duncan-Smith Works and Pensions secretary as we all know is a man that does not have one ounce of sympathy, nor can he be called a human being because of his actions. Ever since this coalition Government took office Duncan-Smith has systematically attacked the old, sick, infirmed as well as…

Artists Against Austerity: New group mobilises to fight government cuts

Artists have joined to create a new group to stand in protest at government cuts, and have called on other artists to do the same.  Image: The Guardian – Maxine Peake is a member of the new Artists Assembly In a letter to the Guardian, published last week, they said: “We, the newly formed Artists’…