Iain Duncan Smith’s latest attempt to justify benefit-related deaths has disappeared from the government’s website

Not his day: Iain Duncan Smith’s letter may have disappeared from the government’s website but This Blog still has it.

This Writer had a nasty shock earlier today when it seemed the letter in which Iain Duncan Smith claimed that This Blog (and presumably others) has accused him of “outrageous action” in hastening the deaths of vulnerable benefit claimants had disappeared from the Internet after it provoked a storm of protest.

Fortunately it appears to have been a false alarm.

However – and in case the letter really does go missing (such occurrences have been known) – This Blog had already downloaded and saved it. Here it is (click on the image for a larger version):


Mr… Smith isn’t going to get off the hook that easily!

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6 Thoughts to “Iain Duncan Smith’s latest attempt to justify benefit-related deaths has disappeared from the government’s website”

    1. Mike Sivier

      I’ll put it down as a false alarm for now, but will keep the article up to ensure that – if the letter does disappear – it remains available to the public.

      1. Tony Dean

        Mike the letter did in fact disappear, it was pointed out to me on another forum.
        BUT it is still there on the Work and Pensions Committee website:-


  1. ajh

    Yes,would be best to.Sometimes they move/remove things that have attracted attention not to their liking.

  2. Yup, incorrect link!!


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