Iain Duncan Smith has suggested being on benefits is a form of slavery and he is like abolitionist William Wilberforce through his introduction of welfare reforms.
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Thursday 30 May 2013
Conservative chairman Grant Shapps has been rebuked by the UK's statistics watchdog for wrongly claiming that nearly one million people on incapacity benefit (IB) had dropped their claims rather than face medical checks.
Chancellor George Osborne still needs to tackle £8bn black hole after treasury agrees 10% spending cuts with seven Government departments
Tuesday 28 May 2013
These departments only account for around 20 per cent of the cuts George Osborne needs to make
Sunday 26 May 2013
Ms Phillips found mirth in the aftermath of Woolwich. Plus, let's hope the Commons treats IDS gently over this statistics snafu
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Private companies who win government contracts to help the jobless find work are “parking” some of the most disadvantaged people on benefits, MPs warn today.
Friday 10 May 2013
Wanted US fugitive built new life in Kent
Thursday 09 May 2013
Iain Duncan Smith faced embarrassment after he was chided by the statistics watchdog over claims he made trumpeting the success of a Government key welfare reform.
Monday 29 April 2013
Monday 22 April 2013
Alan Milburn and Baroness Shephard call on Government to ‘put its money where its mouth is’
Monday 15 April 2013
A cap on the amount of benefits people can receive begins today in a policy that is being trialled in parts of the capital.
Saturday 13 April 2013
Former chief economist at the DWP accuses the former Conservative Party leader of misrepresenting government statistics
Sunday 07 April 2013
Not so Universal Credit: Government puts the brakes on trials of its controversial new benefits programme
Thursday 28 March 2013
Ministers tonight significantly scaled back plans to begin piloting their controversial universal credit programme next month amid fears that the scheme is behind schedule and facing major problems.
Thursday 28 March 2013
It was Bill Clinton who, as US President, summed up what he called the old idea of the American Dream that “if you work hard and play by the rules, you ought to have a decent life”. But that sentiment applies not only to America and not just to a dream. It should be the guiding principle of any government worth the name.
Austerity on the menu: food bank needs £1m to meet increased demand caused by 'Iain Duncan-Smith's welfare reforms'
Sunday 17 March 2013
Explosion in numbers dependent on hand-outs from 29,000 in 2009-10 to nearly 300,000 in 2012-13
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
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