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DWP officials pocket £44 million in performance bonuses despite universal credit debacle

Figures also show DWP ministers spent £35million defending cruel decisions to deny sick and disabled people vital benefits. Civil servants working for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have been handed over £40 million in performance-related bonuses, despite serious … Continue reading

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Emergency appeal: malicious attack on pro-JC campaigner

via Emergency appeal: malicious attack on pro-JC campaigner Pro-Corbyn blogger @Rachael_Swindon is one of the most tireless campaigners for Labour, Corbyn and a fairer society that you’ll ever find. As well as blogging and creating some of the strongest memes … Continue reading

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Judges find DWP ‘fitness for work’ test breaches the Equality Act and is illegal

Originally posted on Vox Political:
Despair: It’s what many people who have mental illness feel when faced with the DWP’s Work Capability Assessment regime. Now there is a light at the end of the tunnel. A judicial review has ruled…

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DWP ‘try to ban’ PCS posters about number of callers who threaten suicide because of cuts to disability benefits

Managers in government call centres have been taking down union posters that expose the brutal way workers are told to treat people on benefits. Bosses in the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) said the notices were offensive and an … Continue reading

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