Earlier today the SKWAWKBOX published an article about the application of the Universal Credit (UC) ‘claimant commitment’ to disabled people. That article was based on information from a recent DWP […]
If you’ve landed here, you should see the updated information provided by PCS union Universal Credit specialists.
Came across this great Storify article that gives an overview of various articles about the government’s ‘Nudge unit’ or ‘Behavioural Insights Team’ – which was part-privatised earlier this year, thereby […]
In spite of long-standing evidence to the contrary, including officials calling benefit sanctions ‘an achievement’ and revelations by the Guardian, the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has continued to deny […]
Found this article on the Touchstone blog because it links to my post about this government calling benefit sanctions an ‘achievement’. It’s essential reading, as it shows in clear, graphical […]
A couple of weeks ago, I drew attention to how DWP minister Mark Hoban was unable, even in a formal response to an MP, to get his facts straight on […]
The Office of National Statistics (ONS) published its latest employment figures this week. As usual, the government latched onto any remotely positive figure that it could spin as proof of […]