Sad upsetting morning. Elderly man knocks on my door with no shoes and socks on saying he lived here. Clearly cold and confused and luckily a neighbour knew where he lived. He has terminal cancer and clearly vulnerable so I gave him slippers and took him round the corner to his flat. The place was[…]Read more →
Posts Tagged ‘DWP’
By Andria E-M.
During the 1980s and 1990’s, I must have buried or cremated 100 friends. Most of them died from AIDS, or drug overdoses. So when I got to Parliament Sq early on this day of action, I was immediately sent back down memory lane watching Jamie and Janie placing flowers all over the[…]
People are going hungry in the UK. A recent report showed that 29% of people are struggling to feed themselves or their family. 78% said they were concerned about food price increases. This is not surprising given that over the past 6 years food prices have risen by a staggering 12.6% above inflation. And remember,[…]Read more →
Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) have produced a report detailing the ongoing misuse of statistics and harmful propaganda, which have been fed to the press by Iain Duncan Smith, of the £53 a week fame, and the DWP.
At the end of this month, the Department for Work and Pensions will be releasing their Annual[…]
Livestream interview with George Rolph who is ending his seventeenth day of hunger strike. He was on a week of food and drink strike. He started drinking liquids after the first week.
His first Vlog post via Ustream Channel Occupynewsnetwork.
Video streaming by Ustream
George’s appeal reads as follows:
We all know about the growing[…]Read more →