Posts Tagged ‘JSA’

Innocent JSA recipients lose all benefit while guilty bankers bailed out by their new banks: what’s new in Tory Britain?

by Michael Meacher.

Next Thursday I have secured a debate on the floor of the House on the sanctioning of benefit recipients. The details about the sheer injustice of the practice, its inappropriate targeting and its devastating impacts, all of which are horrendous, I shall spell out in full, but I will also be making another comparison. Why […]

Want people back in work? Then don’t cut benefits.

by Michael Meacher.

The recent focus on capping benefits to satisfy the Tory tabloid blood lust against all social security recipients is not only unfair and unreasonable, but according to recent evidence bad for the economy. Job seeker’s allowance at £71 a week is already almost the lowest level in the EU, and reducing it further would not […]

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