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This is what happens when you let a gang of entitled, overprivileged posh boys and girls run public services.

The Tories at the top of the Department for Work and Pensions are convinced that they are right to do what they have done, therefore they are right to spend any amount of public money trying to put down challenges to their supremacy.

They have wasted a fortune on this case, and This Writer is willing to bet that they’ll waste another fortune before they let it go.

For details, see previous articles like this one.

Here’s the current situation:

The government has been urged to concede a legal challenge relating to the Universal Credit migration arrangements for severely disabled people after losing two previous legal challenges to the same arrangements.

The issue in this third claim is whether £120 a month in transitional payments  constitutes unlawful discrimination because those people who moved onto UC before 16 January 2019 are still around £60 a month worse off.

In the letter sent today to the Department of Work and Pensions by law firm Leigh Day on behalf of TP and AR, the two men argue that the only reason the government have given for not compensating them the actual amount they have lost is cost, and that the Court has already made clear that cost alone cannot justify the differential treatment.

It seems to This Writer that the Tories haven’t got a legal leg to stand on.

But they’re happy to blow a load of public cash – your money – asserting their right to victimise the vulnerable.

Source: DWP urged to concede third legal challenge to Universal Credit migration arrangements – Welfare Weekly

Have YOU donated to my crowdfunding appeal, raising funds to fight false libel claims by TV celebrities who should know better? These court cases cost a lot of money so every penny will help ensure that wealth doesn’t beat justice.


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