According to David Cameron, the UK government’s first duty is “to keep the British people safe”.
Does that duty not extend to the Department for Work and Pensions and its genocidal secretary of state, Iain Duncan Smith, then?
Only in the last few months, we’ve had revelations that thousands of people have died after being found fit for work by his silly ‘capability assessments’ – while they were still on the DWP’s books.
We don’t know how many thousands have died after being cut off from benefit, but several coroners have blamed the DWP for such deaths and there’s no reason to believe many, many more haven’t been overlooked.
My own researches have revealed that the work capability assessment pushes people to their deaths – in three months after repeat assessments for ESA claimants were suspended, 156 fewer people died than the average over the years before.
A major study by Oxford and Liverpool Universities has demonstrated that the work capability assessment increases mental illness and suicide among benefit claimants.
And there are constant fears that winter hardship payments will be removed – even after it was revealed that more people died last winter than at any time since 1999/2000.
Iain Duncan Smith is responsible for the deaths of more UK citizens than any terrorist.
But he still walks free.
So much for Cameron’s “first responsibility”.
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