The cold hard truth of living with Osborne’s ‘austerity’

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The Voices Of Austerity – The Cold Hard Truth Published on Jun 8, 2013 Everything you need to know about what’s going on with the powers that be …. In the UK. Listen, understand it and share it ….. Good People … Continue reading

Dear Esther McVey, your ‘facts’ aren’t True!

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 Hat-tip from Jayne Linney Dear Esther McVey, your ‘facts’ aren’t True!  Dear Esther McVey MP We the undersigned have been shocked and appalled at you and your Minister’s persistent use of dubious facts and statistics regarding DLA. We ask that … Continue reading

Welfare Reform Scapegoats

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First posted on February 2, 2013 Welfare Reform Scapegoats by julijuxtaposed So, there’s not nearly enough work for the employable population and by this, I mean those of working age who are fit, healthy, underemployed or unemployed but available. We have the … Continue reading

The Bedroom Tax: The Unkindest Cut of All?

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by Jim Grundy On 1st April 2013, a little under 1,000 Ashfield District Council tenancies will be subject to the new ‘Under-Occupancy Charge’, more commonly known as the ‘Bedroom Tax’. It is difficult to imagine a worse policy, even from … Continue reading

Disability campaigner Sue Marsh at Oct20 Rally

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The extraordinary Disability campaigner Sue Marsh speaking at Oct20 Rally, in spite of her considerable health issues.  The living nightmare of government cuts to the benefits of the most vulnerable people in society must be stopped and reversed. Friends, every last … Continue reading

What Labour and Tories Achieved in Government.

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WHAT LABOUR ACHIEVED WHEN IN GOVERNMENT By Sue Jones 1. Longest period of sustained low inflation since the 60s. 2. Low mortgage rates. 3. Introduced the National Minimum Wage and raised it to £5.52. 4. Over 14,000 more police in … Continue reading

DWP, Atos, Fraud, Job Seeking, and Chronically Sick and Disabled People

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There  are many who believe that people are choosing to live on benefits as an alternative to work. The vast majority of people want to work, some are desperate for a job, when there just aren’t enough jobs to go … Continue reading