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The DWP boss is left squirming by a killer question from Labour 16 Oct 2018 12:42 #10555

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Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) boss Esther McVey didn’t have the best time in parliament on Monday 15 October. Not least because a Labour MP’s question left her visibly rattled.
The DWP: in the line of fire

McVey was answering DWP questions on Monday afternoon. As writer Alex Tiffin put in a Twitter thread, she and her ministers didn’t have an easy ride:

But, as is becoming frequently the case, it was Labour’s former shadow work and pensions secretary Debbie Abrahams who was really on point.
Is austerity over?

Private comments from McVey about Universal Credit were leaked to the Times. They suggested that she privately knew that millions of families would lose £200 a month. Since then, McVey effectively admitted on BBC News this was true. But she shrugged off the loss to families by saying people could “work” now instead.

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The DWP boss is left squirming by a killer question from Labour 17 Oct 2018 00:02 #10565

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'Work instead'

Yes just work instead of living full stop and for virtually nothing and be no better off including after most of their pay is clawed back through tax via UC when that eventually comes through after the rent is due.

Isn't work wonderful, it solves all the worlds problems - in whatever far distant galaxy Ms McVey originates from where ironically nobody works.
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The DWP boss is left squirming by a killer question from Labour 17 Oct 2018 11:41 #10570

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The Tories whole mindset is based around the work ethic Verc so it`s very clear they won`t budge on anything that `helps` the unemployed, just pile on more misery. I`m not too sure where the chancellor is going to find all these hundreds of thousands of pounds for UC to work better when the Brexit fallout could mean the unemployment figures will rise faster than the Thames barrier. These people don`t live on planet earth.
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The DWP boss is left squirming by a killer question from Labour 17 Oct 2018 17:44 #10582

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comply or die wrote:
The Tories whole mindset is based around the work ethic Verc so it`s very clear they won`t budge on anything that `helps` the unemployed, just pile on more misery. I`m not too sure where the chancellor is going to find all these hundreds of thousands of pounds for UC to work better when the Brexit fallout could mean the unemployment figures will rise faster than the Thames barrier. These people don`t live on planet earth.

Oh thats quite Simple "Comply"; Simple way to find Lots more Money, MORE Benefit Cuts, Higher VAT & Taxes for the Very Poor;
See More cash to splash on the RICH. :angry:

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I`m not too sure where the chancellor is going to find all these hundreds of thousands of pounds for UC to work better when the Brexit fallout could mean the unemployment figures will rise faster than the Thames barrier. These people don`t live on planet earth.

Brexit is going to cause the biggest Economic Crises in the UK in History, You think 1929 was bad, just hang around to see what 2019 will bring. :angry:
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