Everything Kitty S. Jones has written in this post resonates with anyone having to claim help from the government in this day and age.
We truly have been dragged – kicking and screaming in most cases – to the very worst conditions that we could have been – and all to satisfy a sick ideology that should have died with the Victorians 😦
Hunger and desperation used quite ruthlessly by a “health care professional” to controversially justify refusing a disability support claim. Access to food banks can only happen if you are referred by a professional, such as a doctor or social worker. Furthermore, you can generally have a maximum of only 3 referrals per year. The ESA and PIP eassessment guidance says that a person must be able to walk the distance specified “reliably, consistently, safely and in a timely manner.”
Iain Duncan-Smith struggled financially once, but then he got off his backside and was given a Tudor mansion by his father-in-law, the fifth Baron Cottesloe, which proves rewards come to those prepared to make an effort. Reuters.
“Universal Credit doesn’t go far enough – work won’t pay until people are running naked through stinging nettles to get their benefits.
As Universal Credit develops, it can encourage other skills, so if your…
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