Recent benefitish articles (NHBPM 20)

AKA: Cop-out week post #2

Help us frame an e-petition question (Napolean Wilson, Napoleon’s Petition)
A blog trying to word a new e-petition as a follow on from Pat’s Petition. You can leave comments with your ideas/suggestions/comments- it’s hard to fit everything important into 1000 characters. 6 drafts so far; scroll to the bottom for the original post and comments.
http://napoleonspetition.wordpress.com/

Benefit Cap Is Immoral And Divisive (Toby Helm, Guardian)
A LibDem has spoken out against the cap on help for the helpless.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/nov/17/benefit-cap-immoral-sarah-teather

Give Up Work To Attend Workfare Say New DWP Guidelines
An analysis of the planned workfare guidelines, and their inevitable consequences.
http://johnnyvoid.wordpress.com/2012/11/11/give-up-work-workfare-new-dwp-guidelines/

Atos assessment death rate dwarfs that of soldiers in afghanistan (Mike Sivier, Vox Political)
http://mikesivier.wordpress.com/2012/11/06/atos-assessment-death-rate-dwarfs-that-of-soldiers-in-afghanistan/

Inflation rise will increase the agony for those on benefits (Mike Sivier, Vox Political)
http://mikesivier.wordpress.com/2012/11/13/inflation-rise-will-increase-the-agony-for-those-on-benefits/

Benefits reform under threat after IT glitch
Also, a bunch of their key staff left. Should be no surprises that this is being mucked up too.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/benefits-reform-under-threat-after-it-glitch-8303835.html

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