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JobCentre Appointment? Or Your Life?

March 11, 2015

This is one of 9 ridiculous reasons for sanctioning that the Mirror have picked up on.

A London man missed his Jobcentre appointments for two weeks because he was in hospital after being hit by a car. He was sanctioned.

The others include funerals and asthma attacks. I kid you not.

9 Comments leave one →
  1. March 11, 2015 9:50 am

    Reblogged this on Britain Isn't Eating.

  2. March 11, 2015 9:52 am

    Reblogged this on sdbast.

  3. Michael permalink
    March 11, 2015 10:50 am

    It literally does not matter to the DWP if you have good cause for non-compliance; decision makers must sanction 80% of referrals regardless.

  4. March 11, 2015 11:42 am

    Reblogged this on Citizens, not serfs and commented:
    Two articles – essential reading, from the Mirror.

  5. March 11, 2015 8:20 pm

    Reblogged this on nearlydead.

  6. profreedan permalink
    March 12, 2015 9:08 am

    Oh God yeah being hit by a car is no excuse, attend your appointment or be sanctioned.

    What’s next I wonder? Advisors going into hospitals and going “Now come on Mr Jones get up out of bed, take that drip out and look for a job!” Madness.

  7. jaypot2012 permalink
    March 12, 2015 6:59 pm

    Nothing this government, especially the DWP does surprises me any more. I’ve lost hope and am hanging on by a thread to see what will happen at this next election.

  8. jaypot2012 permalink
    March 12, 2015 7:00 pm

    Reblogged this on Jay's Journal and commented:
    The nearer this election gets the more depressing it becomes…


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