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Cumulative effect of welfare reform revealed – deprived areas hit much harder than the rich

June 23, 2014

Mike Sivier's blog

Deprived parts of Glasgow were worst-affected by 'welfare reform' according to The Courier [Image:]. Deprived parts of Glasgow were worst-affected by ‘welfare reform’ according to The Courier [Image:]. The headline should not come as a surprise – of course changes that cut benefits for the poor are going to harm them more than rich people.

But do you remember David Cameron’s claim that his government would be the most transparent ever?

Isn’t it interesting, then, that the independent Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has found a way to compile information on the effects of tax, social security and other spending changes on disabled people, after the government repeatedly claimed it could not be done?

It seems Mr Cameron has something to hide, after all.

We already have a taste of what we can expect, courtesy of our friends in Scotland, who commissioned the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research at Sheffield Hallam University to study the relationship between…

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  1. philipburdekin permalink
    June 23, 2014 9:09 pm

    Isn’t that what the BSTARDS wanted to do? This government (unelected) hate us because they are scared and they want us under THIER feet.

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