Second leaked DWP whistleblower document shows welfare sanctions targets are widespread

On Friday we showed you a shocking letter (leaked by a DWP whistleblower) that revealed the DWP’s secret targets for sanctioning welfare recipients in action.

As we were posting the letter, Iain Duncan Smith was still insisting on the floor of the Commons that no such sanctions targets exist. That letter proved he was wrong.

We asked on Friday for evidence of sanctions targets in other job centres – and several people have contacted us with their stories of similar actions in other parts of the country. If you have proof – please let us know.

Here’s another document we’ve been sent, which talks about the new sanctions regime, and says that “unless we improve we will be put under special measures”:

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