Our Story, ESA, PIP, HB and Access To Work

Hi peeps this is a post about Access to work inspired by Kaliya Franklin’s blog post The ‘Scrounging Scum’ to ‘hard working, tax credit claiming, socially acceptable scrounging’ journey  But it’s also a way for me to get some stuff out there so it’s not only in here anymore… *Warning* it will be long… As most…

Sue Marsh’s Open Letter To David Cameron

I know ive not been around since london but to be honest ive been wiped out both physically and mentally and unable to really get it together. On top of which my sons been ill just a virus but it takes its toll on sleepless nights… Anyway this piece is Written by Sue Marsh. and Cross posted…

Your chance to #haveyoursayIDS

Hi folks Well as you know we are going to meet with Liz Kendal and Kate Green on the 18th of November. To submit our Petition about the DWPs use of stats asking the Work and Pensions Select Committee to hold Ian Duncan Smith to account, for his and his ministers use of stats to paint…

Mcvey still won’t answer us!

As many of you know Jayne Linney & I wrote an open letter to Esther McVey back in April which 866 people signed; we are still awaiting a proper reply hence the following… Dear Esther McVey MP Further to your reply to our letter of April 14 2013. Your response offers no answers to our questions, therefore we…

Stats watch!

Hi folks we need your help, Over what’s left of the summer and while we wait for October to roll around and the Work and Pensions Select Committee to give us a date to see them quiz IDS. We have a project to do. We need to collect together as many examples of DWP ministers…

Esther Mcvey Letter Arrives @ Parliament

Almost a month ago Jayne Linney & I wrote a letter to Esther McVey disputing her use of statistics & offering a wide range of evidence which demonstrated just this. 866 people signed the letter and many left harrowing tales of suffering as a result of  ’Welfare Reform’; which were then appended to the end of the signatures; the letter was posted…