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  1. UK Social Security policy - Crimes against humanity?

    http://www.research.lancs.ac.uk/portal/en/publications/austerity-policies-as-crimes-against-humanity(e196b463-d345-491f-9afe-ca1065b23a99).html

    Abstract
    This article will examine whether UK...
  2. I did email the Shadow W&P Secretary at the same...

    I did email the Shadow W&P Secretary at the same time as posting here (i figured the W&P Secretary wouldn't fess up to her cover up) to see if she thought there was any truth in the claims made in...
  3. Thanks for clarifying ;-)

    Thanks for clarifying ;-)
  4. Sorry, should have said...

    Sorry, should have said...
  5. Don't want to shock you all, but i came across this today...

    https://speyejoe2.wordpress.com/2019/01/12/no-job-no-home-is-what-the-2-child-u-turn-means/
    :mad:
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    Thanks nukecad ;-) (20 character thingy)

    Thanks nukecad ;-) (20 character thingy)
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    ah, right, so i should be asking for that now? A...

    ah, right, so i should be asking for that now?
    A liquid spillage meant the notes which came with the form was only fit for the bin
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    Yeah, there is that, but i'm worried that i'm...

    Yeah, there is that, but i'm worried that i'm missing something that would have been in a letter.
    Just thinking a little more (i haven't thought of much else since receiving the text), i had asked...
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    Just had a text reminding me that my WCA is next...

    Just had a text reminding me that my WCA is next Saturday, but i hadn't received any notification by snail mail.
    Is this normal? Are Sutaurdays normal?

    Just in time for Chrsitmas right enough...
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    Ah, right... thanks for the correction...

    Ah, right... thanks for the correction...
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    Universal Credit...

    I must confess i haven't read a great deal of topics around here concerning UC.
    I saw a Special Report yesterday on Sky News which i found quite alarming, it somehow reminded me of the misleading of...
  12. Benefits errors trigger £5,000 refunds for ESA claimants

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45892109?ns_linkname=news_central&ns_source=twitter&ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbc_breaking
  13. I saw an article where Esther McVey...

    I saw an article where Esther McVey was quoted as saying 3.2 million households will lose more than £2,000 year.
    It left me wondering, how many of those had already lost out in the change from IB...
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    Yeah, the last time they disqualified me it was a...

    Yeah, the last time they disqualified me it was a week before Christmas.
    Mind you, i suppose i should count myself lucky, they haven't had me in for a medical for 5 or 6 years now. I guess i musta...
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    Just to emphasis the advice to contact CAB or...

    Just to emphasis the advice to contact CAB or other Welfare Rights advisor... One could easily go forward thinking that all is needed is a simple remedy to a simple mistake, but many people find...
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    Just received my ESA50 form...

    ...just in time for Christmas, again :-(
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    Sticky: Sorry for delay, been offline... I have numerous...

    Sorry for delay, been offline...
    I have numerous health problems, it all started with a lower back injury which was aggravated when me and my family were attacked by the police in 2003. CS gas was...
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    it was on the tv news up here too... incredible...

    it was on the tv news up here too... incredible that such a large scale bunch of scammers could get away with this. The rumour going aound is that some of those involved with making the claims have...
  19. MSPs no longer able to assist constituents...

    If this is an unforeseen consequence, that would be one thing... but this looks like willful (and barbaric) action by the DWP......
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    Not being funny, but this real life scenario...

    Not being funny, but this real life scenario stinks...
    The claim form for the new benefit really ought not to start the claim (and stop others) until it is signed, a legal declaration that you now...
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    I remember a case from a few years ago where a...

    I remember a case from a few years ago where a member of counter staff in a DWP office was off sick long term, and upon her return to work her boss suggested she still wasn't fit to come back to...
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    Any complaints i've made have always fell on deaf...

    Any complaints i've made have always fell on deaf ears, but then i didn't have someone from MIND with me...
    I expect they are probably trying to figure out how to cover their own backsides.
    IMHO,...
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    I couldn't agree more... My psychologist said...

    I couldn't agree more... My psychologist said that he could not give effective treatment because of other ongoing health problems, and wrote me a letter as such.
    My consultant dermatologist,...
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    yeah... ISTR a long time ago working with a...

    yeah... ISTR a long time ago working with a Canadian, we were out driving most of the day so shared the driving. He had some difficulty in passing the UK test, but now you mention them going back to...
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    i didn't know that... [20 character thingy]

    i didn't know that... [20 character thingy]
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