Iain Duncan Smith will get a severance pay of roughly £34,000 just for quitting the government frontbench as minister, research by Political Scrapbook has revealed.
In tribunal hearing over the stopping of her benefits, a judge refused to believe representations on behalf of a frail woman because her MP put an ‘X’ in the email.
Three prominent Tory MPs have now been rebuked by charities they are patrons of, for their vote to further cut support for disabled people last week.
A food bank in North Lanarkshire got this referral on Wednesday:
Gill Thompson was outside the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) yesterday, with a banner of names of people she says have died due to benefit sanctions – including her brother David Clapson.
“Time to halt the smears spin and threats,” Iain Duncan Smith declares in the Daily Mail today, thundering at the EU ‘Remain’ campaign for scaremongering.
Today’s urgent session on the Bedroom Tax saw various fiery exchanges across the Commons floor — but the most passionate broadside at Iain Duncan Smith was saved until the very final question.
Iain Duncan Smith is advertising for yet another director general for the failing Universal Credit scheme — meaning the disastrous programme could clock up eight different bosses in a little more than five years.
The Tories’ harsh welfare regime has been dealt yet another blow — with a study linking so-called Work Capability Assessments (WCAs) to hundreds of suicides.
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith is threatening to resign if George Osborne announces any more cuts to his precious welfare reforms — in particular the ‘Titanic’ disaster that is the government’s plans to introduce Universal Credit for benefits claimants.