Category Archives: DWP

When the Party is ready!?!

IDs is at it again! According to him, although the Cons have determined that welfare benefits are going to cut by £12 Billion, the Party hasn’t yet decided where the axe will fall.  Pardon?  Have I got this straight?  (Has … Continue reading

Posted in DWP, Politics | Leave a comment

Double standards?, Hypocrisy?, Left hand not knowing what the right hand is doing? Or just plain and simple Politics?

Over recent weeks I have noticed a couple of particular publicity campaigns, both, beyond question, either directly supported by or otherwise encouraged by the current government.   I am sure I am not alone in having noticed the conflicting, contradictory even, … Continue reading

Posted in DWP, Older People | Leave a comment

TV Debate and Absence of PM

There is much that is and has been said, and Party-partisan dismissed, about Cameron’s stance that he will submit himself to only one TV debate. To date, however, no-one has offered what amounts to a rational explanation for this purported … Continue reading

Posted in "Later Life Agenda", DWP, Health and Well-being, Older People, People, WMLLF | Leave a comment

IDS – The Successful Failure!

Election time approaches and, true to form, IDS is doing his utmost to mislead and distort.  According to him, the Universal Credit scheme is working well and not only is it all going according to plan, but it is under … Continue reading

Posted in DWP, People | Leave a comment

The Ageing Crisis – The Disingenuousness of Government

It cannot have escaped the notice of anyone interested in or involved with the “later life agenda” that government – and the Department for Work and Pensions and the Department of Health in particular – is bleating about the financial … Continue reading

Posted in "Later Life Agenda", DWP, Health and Well-being | Leave a comment

Iain Duncan Smith found fiddling again!

    For those who take note of some of the less lurid head-lines in the news (but head-lines they remain), it will not have escaped notice that IDS is at it again!  Fudging the figures, cooking the books, call it … Continue reading

Posted in DWP, People, WMLLF | Leave a comment

Digital By Default, or …..

….. Digital in Default? Government departments, and the DWP in particular, are attempting to move everyone associated with their departments on to computer-based communications.  All of this regardless of whether individuals have computers or, much more to the point, know … Continue reading

Posted in DWP, Health and Well-being | Leave a comment