by Felicity Collier
A JEREMY CORBYN supporter claims she had her benefits stopped after it was “maliciously” reported to the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) that she runs a blog which accepts donations, the Star learned yesterday.
The blogger, who...
Thursday 8th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
BENEFITS assessments were ridiculed yesterday following revelations that 13,000 disabled claimants given “zero points” were later awarded payments on appeal.
New government figures show that 66,180 claimants had an original decision by the Department for Work and Pensions...
Monday 1st May 2017
POLICE told campaigners in Doncaster to “stop upsetting people” yesterday when they staged a vocal protest against benefits sanctions’ effects on victims of domestic violence.
The Women’s Lives Matter group held its second protest outside the Department for Work...
Saturday 22nd Apr 2017
Alice Kirby tells Ruth Hunt how DWP benefit assessment practices contribute to the deterioration of claimants’
mental health, causing an increase in suicidal feelings
Thursday 13th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Activists across Britain target our cruel benefits system
Friday 31st Mar 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
CHARLOTTE HUGHES wonders where the vasts amounts of money the DWP saved from its sanctions regime has got to
Friday 3rd Mar 2017
by Sara Callaway, Claire Glasman and Una Sapietis
Thursday 2nd Mar 2017
MPs recommend warnings, not cash stoppages
Tuesday 21st Feb 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
GOVERNMENT rules on benefit sanctions lead to a “postcode lottery” that forces some into poverty, SNP MP Mhairi Black warned yesterday as she tried to tighten up their application.
Moving the second reading of her private member’s Bill in the Commons, the Paisley...
Saturday 3rd Dec 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
HMRC sanctions enforcer comes under heavy fire from MPs
Thursday 1st Dec 2016