Thursday, 2 May 2013

Well Feared: How Do You Live Without Money?

This is a question I've had to ask myself because of the increasing number of disability claimants that are having their benefits stopped after ESA reassessment and who wish to appeal the outcome.

I was initially basing this post on the information I've gathered about how I would cope if this was to happen, which I will address later in another blog, but I came across this article in the Huffington Post today and saw a comment underneath written by a deputy head teacher that clearly demonstrates the consequences for children whose parents either lose their disability benefits, or are sanctioned (I've formatted his comment for easier reading):

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Well Feared: Open Your Curtains You Loser!

'Open your curtains you loser!!!': yes, that was what someone screamed outside my house at around 9.45am last Saturday morning; no doubt, I'm not the only person who has experienced this in recent years. But, why did that person shout this? What reasons could he possibly have for behaving in such a manner? Many believe it comes down to government propaganda, specifically statements released to the press since the coalition came to power.