Cameron making ‘historic mistake’ on press regulation, says Miliband

14th March, 2013 4:06 pm

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    According to the Guardian the Labour Party might well be on the verge of making a historic mistake of its own. It seems that Labour will actually be voting to SUPPORT Iain Duncan Smith and the DWP’s emergency legislation to PREVENT benefit claimants UNLAWFULLY stripped of benefits, in some case for six months, for legitimately and legally refusing to participate on flaky workfare schemes, from claiming monies UNLAWFULLY denied to them by the DWP, a very serious situation indeed leaving many of the affected with no income whatsoever for long periods.

    Let me just write that out again (because I can hardly believe the story myself): The Guardian newspaper claims that the Labour Party, despite opposing the the benefit cap and bedroom tax et al, WILL be voting for a piece of retrospective, disgraceful, and shabby legislation, introduced by that delusional faker IAIN DUNCAN SMITH, expressly to prevent benefit claimant from being reimbursed in respect to money UNLAWFULLY denied to them by the DWP.

    If this is true it is a very sad day for Labour and for British justice. It also make you wonder just what Labour might have in store for benefit claimants if the Party is ever returned to office if this is its attitude towards the innocent now.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/mar/15/dwp-law-change-jobseekers-poundland

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