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By Big Arnold
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A DWP spokesperson said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Stephen Smith.

“We are committed to ensuring that people with health conditions get the support they’re entitled to.”
FRO. You're committed to ensuring that they don't.
 
By Boiler
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youngian wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:25 am
cycloon wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:29 am
Seriously ill, emaciated man who was denied benefits by DWP dies

https://www.theguardian.com/society/201 ... s-dwp-dies?


But it's ok, the money saved can, er...

Fucking Tories.

Let's not forget how we got here before Brexit; After three decades being labelled scroungers and fraudsters by the Tory press demonising and punishing benefit claimants win votes.
Yup: sadly something New Labour was quite happy to do too. :(
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By Big Arnold
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Tory MP Chris Davies could face byelection after fake expenses claim

Member for Brecon and Radnorshire fined £1,500 and given community service
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... adnorshire
 
By Bones McCoy
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Boiler wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:38 am
Johnny Mercer facing calls to quit;

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-47884273
"MPs private salary" - didn't know that was a thing, why not more of this in our free and fearless press.

£350 per hour - nice work if you can get it.
By Andy McDandy
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Got to say that a guy called Careless in charge of an investment scheme is a quite brilliant bit of negative nominative determinism.
 
By youngian
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Bones McCoy wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:53 am
Boiler wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:38 am
Johnny Mercer facing calls to quit;

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-47884273
"MPs private salary" - didn't know that was a thing, why not more of this in our free and fearless press.

£350 per hour - nice work if you can get it.

Malcolm Armsteen wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:32 am
Oh yes they were. Utterly dim but filled with Dunning Kruger.
Stupidity is Mercer's best defence if he signed up to this firm and isn't a Ponzi fraudster
It advertised bonds as ISAs, offering returns of 8% despite giving 25% of the money straight to Surge Financial Limited as a commission
 
By The Red Arrow
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Trickling down, kids. Trickling down...

Food bank network hands out record 1.6m food parcels in a year

Trussell Trust tells state not to rely on them and demands changes to UK benefit system

https://www.theguardian.com/society/201 ... dApp_Tweet
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