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‘Shoestring Army’ to battle government-imposed ‘slavery’ in the courts

May 3, 2014

Mike Sivier's blog

Energising: Keith Lindsay-Cameron prepares to take his case to the police. Energising: Keith Lindsay-Cameron prepares to take his case to the police.

An activist from Somerset is raising his own ‘Shoestring Army’ to crowdsource funds and mount a legal challenge against the government’s new Claimant Commitment for jobseekers, after police said they were unable to arrest Iain Duncan Smith and Lord Freud for breaching the Human Rights Act.

Keith Lindsay-Cameron, of Peasedown St John, near Bath, was advised to obtain the services of a solicitor and raise a legal challenge in the courts after he made his complaint at Bath police station on Friday (May 2).

He said the conditionality regime that is part of the new Claimant Commitment will re-cast the relationship between the citizen and the State – from one centred on ‘entitlement’ to one centred on a contractual concept in which the government provides a range of support only if a claimant meets an explicit set of responsibilities…

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. james beagan permalink
    May 3, 2014 1:12 am

    Kieth is a Hero. I’d ask everyone to donate no matter how little the amount. Let the ShoeString Army have it’s iDs-Day

  2. no one permalink
    May 3, 2014 11:52 am

    “Range of support” My Arse!

  3. Toby permalink
    May 4, 2014 8:44 am

    Shoe string army………… How do I enlist?

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