WORK and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith’s claims for universal credit (UC) have been left in tatters by his department’s series of “pre-emptive” cuts to entitlements, Labour said yesterday.
UC will cause 2.1 million working households’ incomes to...
Wednesday 3rd Feb 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Bedroom tax mess victims dragged to court again – at our expense – as IDS refuses to admit he was wrong
Friday 29th Jan 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
Judges rule vicious tax is ‘discriminatory’ but Tories vow to appeal
Thursday 28th Jan 2016
THE appeal court ruling that the application of the bedroom tax to a woman who has suffered domestic abuse and the grandparents of a severely disabled child was illegal is obviously to be welcomed.
But it should not be necessary.
The fact that these cases even exist shows, as...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
RUTH HUNT speaks to three sanctions survivors who, thanks to Iain Duncan Smith’s merciless regime, were left for weeks with as little as £5 to get by on
posted by Morning Star in Features
THE Conservatives like to pose as the party of opportunity, encouraging people to stand on their own feet, live independent lives and better themselves.
And nowhere is this "aspirational" propaganda more...
Friday 22nd Jan 2016
Wednesday 6th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
The Morning Star sorts the good eggs from the rotten scoundrels of the year
Saturday 2nd Jan 2016
Wednesday 23rd Dec 2015
KEITH FLETT finds Dickens’s famous miser would fit right into today’s sordid City