This Site’s article about the Tories wasting more than £100 million in two years on persecuting the sick and disabled made a very important point – that the figures never tie together perfectly because they aren’t intended to.
It seems that the issue is worse than I stated: Esther McVey’s department has been found to have sent one set of figures to the Commons Work and Pensions Committee, and then sent another set – that the DWP had told the committee weren’t available – in response to a Freedom of Information request.
So the DWP has been deliberately trying to hide information from MPs.
Now, why would anybody want to do that?
If you want to read the complete article, posted online by Mike Silvier, at Vox Political Online, then please click on this link: