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Cat Smith, a Labour MP, has written to Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd to say – well, read it for yourself:

I’ve just had 40% of my constituents at advice surgery today tell me they’re ready to end their lives because of the misery of your Universal Credit system. Letter to follow with the individual cases, but ultimately the system is failing.

Cat Smith MP

The DWP’s favourite excuse for benefit related suicides is that the issue is extremely complex and no suicide could be exclusively attributed to the department’s behaviour. But can that claim withstand the direct blame of the people concerned?

Source: ‘40% of my constituents at my surgery today are ready to end their life over Universal Credit’ – Dorset Eye


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