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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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Queen tries to use state poverty fund to heat Buckingham Palace

Queen tried to use state poverty fund to heat Buckingham Palace Ministers were asked if money earmarked for schools, hospitals and low-income families could be used to meet soaring fuel bills The Queen asked ministers for a poverty handout to … Continue reading

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