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The DWP under the leadership of Iain Duncan Smith will share the private details of benefits claimants with anyone who wants to gain access to the records

Govt outline plans to share health records of benefit claimants

The government has outlined plans to sell the details of every single man and woman on welfare, it has been revealed. This information would include health records and IT literacy and debts. Under the plans, landlords, charities, the government and third party organisations would receive access to those records. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) said that those who[Read More...]

Jobcentre staff tells dad-of-three to get a job or hang himself

Jobcentre staff tells dad-of-three to get a job or hang himself

A jobcentre staff member has been suspended after telling a dad-of-three to “get a f**king job or hang yourself”. Dawn-Marie Sanders targeted Scott Bignell, 44 over Facebook, in a discussion set up by a mutual friend. In a post, she said: “You are a drain on society… start paying taxes or hang ­yourself. I have rope…” Sanders claims that her[Read More...]

DWP blames cancer woman for getting cancer

DWP blames cancer woman for getting cancer

The Department of Work and Pensions has told a terminally ill woman that she is to blame for getting cancer. A letter by Chris Nelson appeared on the social networking site Facebook told of how the DWP refused disability allowance to the woman because they claimed that she was responsible for contracting a rare form of bone cancer called Sarcoma,[Read More...]