IAIN DUNCAN SMITH inflamed the ire of jobcentre staff yesterday after his department announced it’s recruiting 2,800 new staff — less than two months after shedding 3,600.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is advertising 2,289 staff, mainly in administrative...
Monday 24th Aug 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
‘He doesn’t understand what it’s like to be poor’
Saturday 22nd Aug 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
The Paddy McGuffin column
posted by Morning Star in Features
Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) officials admitted yesterday using fake quotes in a leaflet on sanctions, while campaigners pointed out that it proves their “contempt” for benefit claimants.
The document, meant to offer “advice” to those who could have...
Wednesday 19th Aug 2015
YOUNG people on benefits will be forced to go to “boot camp” or face having their welfare stripped under draconian new government plans revealed yesterday.
Those between the ages of 18 and 21 will be ordered to “earn or learn” under the plans revealed by...
Monday 17th Aug 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Posh PM suns himself on Portugal’s south coast while misery mounts for thousands
Thursday 13th Aug 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Oh Minister for Worry and Work.Your head is a perfect egg waiting for the teaspoon to come crashing down on it.
You’re on the side of hard-working arses who haven’t stopped to takea wipe since Maggie were a lad,men in...
Saturday 1st Aug 2015
posted by Morning Star in Arts
the Paddy McGuffin column
Saturday 25th Jul 2015
THE FIGHT against the bedroom tax at the Court of Appeal is “very encouraging,” a grassroots campaigner said yesterday, but advice centre closures mean that not everyone is receiving the same help.
Two cases challenging the tax, which specifically targets the poorest social...
Thursday 23rd Jul 2015
MEMBERS of Civil Servants’ union PCS entered into their second day of a 48-hour strike action against welfare cuts today, with 95 per cent of the staff walking out for yesterday’s action.
The dispute, brought about by Iain Duncan Smith and which involves nearly 1,500...
Tuesday 21st Jul 2015
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain