Sanctioned For Not Looking For Job- While Waiting To Start One, At The DWP
A MAN on benefits was sanctioned by Jobcentre staff for not looking for work while he was waiting to start a new job – at the Department for Work and Pensions.
A farcical loophole allows the DWP to sanction claimants for not jobhunting in the period between being offered work and starting in their new post.
Glasgow Central MP Alison Thewliss has a constituent who lost their benefits while waiting for their DWP job.
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