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Sanctioned For Not Looking For Job- While Waiting To Start One, At The DWP

December 17, 2015

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.

More on the story you could not make up is here, readers.

3 Comments leave one →
  1. December 17, 2015 10:43 am

    Reblogged this on campertess.


  2. December 17, 2015 3:05 pm

    i am thinking that i dont want to subscribe to that page just to read one article?but you have to answer a survey question but even then you cant get to see rest of the article.


  3. December 18, 2015 7:32 pm

    Petition: To examine the DWP, ATOS & Maximus’s culpability for deaths of benefit claimants
    Please sign and share


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