IDS hides poverty statistics until after the election – Benefits and Work

Crucial statistics on the effects of the governments welfare reforms will be deliberately delayed until after the election, to prevent academics and campaigners discovering the effects of policies such as the bedroom tax, changes to disability living allowance and employment and support allowance and increased sanctions, according to Benefits and Work.

The Households Below Average Income figures will be two and a half years out of date by the time of the election.

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9 thoughts on “IDS hides poverty statistics until after the election – Benefits and Work

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      I’ve been leading up to something with these articles about ESA and Universal Credit. Wait until you read it…

  1. John Gaines

    Another reason why Cameroon the Stupid attempted to con President Obama, he is desperate to get control over the Web:

    “The Federal Communications Commission will vote Thursday on a question that will change the Internet for all of us: Should some Americans be allowed to pay extra for faster service, or is Internet access a new American right — equal for all. It’s called net neutrality.

    ‘Bro’ Obama, tossed him away from him as the stench of Cameroon’s corruption was nauseating

  2. fathomie

    Since the govt routinely ignores legally binding FOI requests, why should I be surprised? The truth about the NHS, Education and Welfare would severely damage peoples faith in the Tories, and we can’t have that can we?

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      Since you’re interested in FoI requests, you’re going to love an article I’ve just published.

  3. jaypot2012

    We are supposed to see these various requests and publications before the election so that we can see exactly what the “government” have done for the last 5 years. Are we to just go on what the msm has given us or are we supposed to study the reports and publications ourselves so that we can make our own minds up?

  4. trouble24/6

    He is also refusing to reveal the true cost of the largely failed universal credit until after the election

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