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UC claimants express anger over DWP spending millions on ‘rosy’ benefits add's 06 Dec 2018 09:46 #11857

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Universal Credit claimants express anger over DWP spending millions on ‘rosy’ benefit adverts

'I can see that people should get information about Universal Credit. But not a pink and fluffy advert,' said one claimant

Universal Credit claimants have reacted angrily over what they deem to be positive ads for the controversial benefits system after, it was revealed the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) had spent millions on the campaign. Claimants have told i the adverts do not express the reality of living on Universal Credit, which has left some people in debt and struggling to afford food. So far in 2018, the DWP has spent just over £2m on social media campaigns, digital displays and bus stop posters, which is up from the £1.7m spent the previous year, according to a HuffPost UK Freedom of Information request. £4.2m spent on adverts In 2016, just over £500,000 was spent, taking the total expenditure for the last three years to more than £4.2m. The adverts have slogans such as: “With Universal Credit you get a work coach to help you all the way.

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UC claimants express anger over DWP spending millions on ‘rosy’ benefits add's 06 Dec 2018 14:32 #11864

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Well its about time TV Channels 4 and 5 do a 10 episodes extravaganza on how claimants live under this wonderful system.

I am sure the taxpayer will appreciate how much value they are not getting for their money with all the millions wasted on bureaucracy and the high calibre training on offer to unemployed individuals; who MAY feel they are in a good enough position mentally and financially to 'take part. :whistle: :pinch: :evil: '
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UC claimants express anger over DWP spending millions on ‘rosy’ benefits add's 07 Dec 2018 01:43 #11878

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With Universal Credit you get a work coach to help you all the way...

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