Category Archives: benefits

Universal Credit forces people to use foodbanks

Universal Credit was is Iain Duncan Smith’s project to do away with many ‘legacy’ benefits for them to be replaced with one benefit. Affecting low-paid workers as well an non-workers, UC is a terrible mess and not fit for purpose. … Continue reading

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Theresa May lies, John McDonnell says Labour to dump Universal Credit

Theresa May lies claiming that austerity is over at her Rich Scum party speech.   Labour will scrap universal credit, John McDonnell declares “I think we are moving to a position now where it is just not sustainable. It will … Continue reading

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Hungry Britain

A little dated but there’s no reason to suspect any improvement. No tax avoidance here.

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Do you want a political or a garden party?

Cucumber sandwich? Oh, yes thank you ever so much I’ll continue to pretend to represent the poor as long as I have all these benefits. More expenses? Oh, yes thank you ever so much I’ll continue to pretend to represent … Continue reading

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