Welfare Reform Has Devastating Effects…

Posted: June 1, 2011 in Uncategorized

According to the BBC News Website:

Government changes to the benefits system are already having a devastating effect on people with mental health problems, campaigners have said. The group, including charity Mind, strongly criticised the work capability assessment (WCA), which will be used to reassess people on incapacity benefit. In a letter to the Guardian, they said the changes were causing “huge” distress and had resulted in suicides.

What an appalling indictment on our society!  As ‘top’ bankers continue to take excessive bonuses seemingly unhindered by any moral inhibitions, once again the most vulnerable and marginalised in our society are being singled out as easy targets in government cost-cutting exercises.  Disgraceful.

You can read the entire story here.

 

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