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Monthly Archives: April, 2016

Lesley Riddoch: The reality of the DWP’s horrific sanctions regime

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
THIS is the story of Paul, believed to be the first person sanctioned for three years by the Department of Work and Pensions in Dundee.…

April 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Universal Credit : In work, part time claimants sanctioned for taking holidays and …… for working!

Originally posted on Telling it as it is:
Unlike Zac and Sarah, Helen is a real person. A Lone Parent working hard and doing the right thing. This is Helen’s…

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Universal Credit: Sanctions and The Horror of Repayable Hardship Payments

Originally posted on Telling it as it is:
?   It took me a while to get my head around the new policy of Repayable Hardship Payments and how it…

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment