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the sanctioned story spoke in the house of lords

Post by Admin on Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:38 pm

Labour peer Baroness Hollis recently spoke in the House of Lords to recount the “catastrophic” impact of Universal Credit on its claimants. She described how a man suffering from traumatic brain injury had been sanctioned; and then left without medical treatment when he needed it.

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Hollis drew these examples from 650 “deeply distressing” pages of evidence submitted to the Work and Pensions Select Committee. One claimant said Universal Credit is “catapulting the ‘only just managing’ into poverty and debt”. Hollis herself criticised the rollout of this new benefit, saying:

https://www.thecanary.co/uk/2017/11/21/labour-politician-tells-chilling-story-man-punished-benefits-system-video/
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