Reports and Campaigns
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15 May 2013
A survey carried out by the TUC earlier this year revealed that people believe, on average, that 27% of the welfare budget is claimed fraudulently, writes Ben Golightly.
3 April 2013
Like many people I was astounded by the Parliamentary Labour Party abstention on the emergency legislation enacted to undo the legal victory won by Cait Reilly and Jamieson Wilson against forced workfare, writes Nancy Taaffe
27 March 2013
Con-Dems have no solutions to unemployment: On budget day, the latest unemployment figures were published and showed yet another increase in the number of people out of work, writes Dan Crowter, Coventry Socialist Party.
21 January 2013
Nearly a hundred people braved the cold on Saturday 12 January in Cardiff to protest against attempts to scapegoat benefit claimants
10 October 2012
Benefit booze-ups are a Tory fantasy!: The welfare system has been in the news again this week with Tories threatening a further £10 billion in cuts to the welfare budget, writes Sean Dempsey, Jobcentre worker.
22 August 2012
Following redundancy after six years at a local authority, last summer I had to claim Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA), and discover first-hand the inequities of the benefits system, writes Paul, London.
27 June 2012
A leaked memo from senior Jobcentre executives to staff warns of an increased risk of benefit claimants attempting suicide as a result of changes to sickness benefit...
7 March 2012
The welfare state is now a lucrative business - Emma Harrison's contract as A4e chief was worth around £200 million
29 February 2012
What workfare really means: Workfare is a catch-all term used to describe the various unpaid work schemes the government operates through the Department for Work and Pensions
8 February 2012
Like many disabled people, I have followed the course of the Con-Dems' Welfare Reform Bill (WRB) with dread, writes Mark Wright, Harlow Socialist Party.
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