Tag Archives: benefit sanctions


No to sanctions

Unite members will come together across Britain tomorrow (March 29) in a national day of action to stop benefits sanctions, with demonstrations in cities and... Read More
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Sanctioned to sleeping rough

The government’s despised benefit sanctions regime has pushed people into sleeping rough, a scathing report by MPs has concluded.   The cruel measures that punish... Read More
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‘National shame’

A damning United Nations inquiry has concluded that vicious Tory cuts to welfare and social care for disabled people in Britain amount to “systematic violations”... Read More
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Like a criminal

From a Unite Community member's real-life 'Daniel Blake' benefit sanctions experience:   “I asked how I was supposed to survive for the week with no... Read More
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‘Me versus the world’

With Ken Loach’s award-winning film I, Daniel Blake exposing the cruel reality of life those caught up in Britain’s brutal benefits’ system, we asked people... Read More
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Pointless and cruel

Former paramedic Fred Williamson spent 31 years coming to the aid of others in their time of crisis. When the 62-year-old was diagnosed with terminal... Read More