BRIEFING: Benefit Sanctions Statistics: JSA, ESA, Universal Credit and Income Support for Lone Parents August 2017 22 September 2017 Dr David Webster Honorary Senior Research Fellow Urban Studies University of Glasgow Webpages: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/socialpolitical/staff/davidwebster/ http://www.cpag.org.uk/david-webster SUMMARY In the year to March 2017 there were approximately 129,000 JSA […]
Month: September 2017
A shocking government briefing paper written by David Webster of the Child Poverty action Group has come to light exposing the failings of the Tories flagship Universal Credit system, including skyrocketing sanctions against pregnant women, and people with mental health problems. The scheme, which the government agreed in its universal credit white paper (pdf) was […]
Available FREE on iTunes and Podbean On this episode of Ungagged, edited by Neil Scott, with assistance from Neil Anderson, we are talking about moving forward and making progress. We’ll be hearing from Red Raiph on his thoughts on following the 2014 Scottish referendum, and how he moved on following the result, Victoria Pearson will be talking about why […]
Available FREE on iTunes and Podbean This time on Ungagged we wanted to talk about Peace People, but we nearly didn’t manage it. The Ungagged team has been plagued with illness and injury and sudden busyness, and we were beginning to think this was the cursed pod. We got there in the end though, and we hope it […]
Life in the Empire Part 1: Where is the American Anti-War Movement?
Ask any American who experienced the assassination of John F. Kennedy what occurred in their lives that day, and they will be able to recall every detail: where they were, whom they were with, what they ate for breakfast that morning, all as fresh as if it took place only an hour prior. Ask Americans […]