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originally posted by: Daalder
a reply to: woodwardjnr
That's because they all want to work!
Obviously they do not want benefit .. they want to get money working to buy stuff.
It's much easier, apperently, to get to work somehow.
And if after walking training and drifting you're still able and willing, you do not need it.
...and the blood sucking, sickening greedy mf basterds in their porsches and ferraris and skyriding building offices are using them as new batteries for their moneygrabbing backstabbing agenda.
originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: Cobaltic1978
Thats truly sad. I cant help but think that the people who abuse the system are also to blame. There wouldnt be such an effort to weed out liars if there werent TOO MANY to ignore. I have not met a citizen of the UK that was on the doll for no good reason, but I have seen and heard about them online and through my friends from over seas.
I once saw a TV show from the UK about dead beat dads. Some of those people who came up on stage made me want to punch my TV.
I think there should be a review from time to time to see how people who were on assistance are making out. You cant just throw people into the mix after years in some cases of not working. You need to start them off slow and allow them time to fall into place. If they dont you see why and fix the issue or revert your prior assessment of their current ability to work.
Just my thoughts.
originally posted by: woodwardjnr
a reply to: ComplexCassandrawww.telegraph.co.uk... or-on-low-wage-report.html
Just think about it. If you went to another country to find work your probably not going to go for benefits, well I wouldn't. I'd be going for job opportunities.
originally posted by: Xtrozero
originally posted by: Cobaltic1978
Remember the 2,650 people that had died during that time frame and undoubtedly the many more that have died since February 2014.
RIP The innocent victims of Austere measures, you were a price worth paying in the eyes of Iain Duncan Smith and Co.
What is the percentage? If they reviewed 250,000 people that would mean about 1%....If they reviewed 5000 then that would be a whopping 50%, kind of a big difference there even when the number of people who died is the same.
The figures from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) were based on medical assessments of the claimants carried out last year. Across the UK, 517,000 of the 1,342,100 people assessed were deemed to be fit enough to seek work.
originally posted by: grainofsand
This could indicate that the mortality rate for the folk in the OP could be roughly 245 per 100,000 of the population.