I am a support worker and I can only confirm that the current benefit system is punitive and lets the most vulnerable people down. It is run and administered by people who can only be described as sadists. I have … Continue reading “The current benefit system is punitive”
THE DELICATE, COMPLEX BALANCE OF KINSHIP VARE & SURVIVAL , THAT I HAD HELD TOGETHER AGAINST TERRIBLE ODDS FOR FOURTEEN & A HALF YEARS, FOR MY GRANDSON DD, WAS TRAMPLED OVER & WIPED OUT OVERNIGHT BY SAVAGE WELFARE REFORMS. Dearest … Continue reading My grandson DD, was trampled over & wiped out overnight by savage welfare reforms
What happened to me when I lost my job: 1. I lost my job due to my contract not being renewed. 2. Landlord kicks me out due to not paying rent. 3. Had a mental break down due to loss … Continue reading “The day after I was kicked out and made homeless is the day my UC went into my bank account”
The reason I started this petition wasn’t just about the DWP, it was about people being able to help each other. If we can’t travel to friends then how can we help them? If our friends are sick and we … Continue reading No one should be stopped from travelling by bus because of finance
I used to work two jobs to bring up my two children. My son was diagnosed with Autism but from eight he started experiencing horrific repeated attacks by other groups of lads. It was so bad my hair fell out. … Continue reading What do the government want – for all of us to crawl under a stone and die?
I attended a WCA after 7 cancelled appointments (not cancelled by me) , none of those appointments included a completed health questionnaire, because none were sent. The assessor claimed to base his evidence on a 2015 MRI report, but scan … Continue reading Universal Credit has been disastrous
Another ‘voice’ comes from the blog written by Barely Surviving. The blog’s aim is ‘to let people know just how hard life on benefits is’ ‘My blog tells the truth about the brutal reality that is life on universal credit (and … Continue reading I didn’t ask for my illnesses, no one does
I had my first stroke at 5 years old, by the time i hit 30 I had 4 more and lost most of my sight and wanted a career so went to college and university. Then started back to work … Continue reading I had my first stroke at 5 years old