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.
Iain Duncan Smith
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Friday 21 December 2012
Jobseekers complain that they don’t want to upload sensitive information, such as a CV
Tuesday 18 December 2012
It's people-powered change that helps the poor and unites politicians
Monday 17 December 2012
The Deputy Prime Minister mounted a vigorous defence of the coalition's welfare reforms
Friday 14 December 2012
Letter left for Work and Pensions Secretary results in 500 receiving the London Living Wage
Sunday 25 November 2012
As the Autumn Statement looms, the Government's failure to get Britain back to work will take centre stage, but who will pay the price? The country's welfare bill is an incredible £24bn higher than forecast, and rising, it seems, as unemployment remains higher than at the last election.
Thursday 22 November 2012
Iain Duncan Smith, the Work and Pensions Secretary, believes the reform represents the biggest shake-up of the welfare system since the Second World War
Tuesday 20 November 2012
David Cameron has come under increasing pressure to rein in Eurosceptic members of his party after it emerged that frustrated European Union officials have begun drawing up a plan to pass a crucial seven-year budget without the UK.
Friday 16 November 2012
Some state benefits could be frozen next April under a Coalition trade-off being discussed by senior Cabinet ministers as they draw up a new round of welfare cuts.
Monday 05 November 2012
In a break from the usual diplomatic conventions Mr Duncan Smith appeared last night to take sides in the US presidential election by making comments on Mitt Romney's business credentials
Saturday 20 October 2012
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Monday 08 October 2012
The bald head apparently now represents potency and decisiveness, but shiny-headed men are still on the sidelines
Monday 08 October 2012
George Osborne will today announce moves to cut welfare spending by a further £10bn a year as he warns the Conservative conference that Britain will face continuing economic pain.
Friday 05 October 2012
Almost 1.2m low paid people could see the state handouts which top up their wages reduced unless they work longer hours, according to report published today.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
Ed Miliband left the Tories looking more vulnerable than at any time since the last election
Friday 28 September 2012
MPs condemn DWP for lax management of A4e and failure to identify malpractice
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