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Your sick notes aren’t good enough claim Ashton under Lyne Jobcentre

February 17, 2015

The poor side of life

Yesterday our demo was a very busy one. From the minute we arrived to the minute we left we were inundated with terrible stories and people desperate for help. Nothing really shocks us anymore but it’s becoming very clear to see that universal credit is destroying life’s for both working and non working people.
A man who wanted to remain nameless has been claiming universal credit but he got sick so he did the responsible thing, he went to his doctor and got a sick note. The doctor stated on his sick note his medical condition so he took it into the Jobcentre. He was told that this sick note wasn’t good enough and that he needed to get another one because it needed the words written on it.. “He’s got worse”. He went back to the doctor got another sick note but the doctor quite rightly said I can’t…

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  1. Trouble24/7 permalink
    February 17, 2015 12:31 am

    Aston-under-Lyne was the first job centre to trial universal credit, which despite recent government hype, is still far from ready. I suspect the computer system couldn’t deal with It. Computer says no.

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