Re-blogged from: http://diaryofabenefitscrounger.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/esasos.html #esaSOS: YOUR HELP NEEDED URGENTLY! On 28 January 2013 the UK government is due to make a set of changes to the Work Capability Assessment (WCA). The WCA is the flawed ‘fitness to work’ test which assesses whether sick and disabled people can get Employment and Support Allowance (ESA): a benefit designed to help and… Read More


Unfortunately this isn’t todays news story. David Cameron said this back in 2002 in an article piece for the Guardian news paper. See for yourself: http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2002/apr/18/davidcameron.politicalcolumnists After the recession of 1989 to 1992 we had to raise taxes because the budget deficit reached dangerous proportions. The alternative of slashing spending and cutting benefits would have… Read More


Don’t get too excited about the fall in unemployment. It is up by only 0.01%, which is statistically insignificant within the margin of error. Also, note: Those who are engaged in the so called WorkFare work programmes are counted as being employed, although they only receive between £53 and £70 for a 40 hour week… Read More


DfT plan to raise direct revenue from roads is bad enough but libertarian think-tank urges Gov’t to motorise roads even further. A ‘free market roads’ report has been published by the Institute of Economic Affairs and is co-written by Dr Richard Wellings, the IEA’s Head of Transport). He said, “Denationalising the network would ensure British motorists… Read More


The high street camera retailer Jesops is the latest business to have entered administration, adding to a string of closures last year following the failure of high street names including Comet, JJB Sports, Game, Peacocks and Blacks Leisure. According to many company sources, they are still dong a good trade, but it wasn’t making a profit.… Read More