RIP Paul after 14 weeks with no money, due to DWP error.

Benefit tales

Update 15th Jan 2013- the story of how this man died waiting for his benefits has now been covered by the ‘Daily Mirror, with more details. You can find it here:

From the Facebook page ‘Atos Miracles’

” With respect and sadness we report the death of a 51 year old gentleman as reported on 4UP by the close friend who found him dead: “Another one off ESA. My friend who I have been trying to help by getting advise from 4UP over the last couple of months DIED in a freezing cold flat on Tuesday evening. He went 14 weeks with no money only to be told that his no compliance for attending an assessment had been good cause and he was entitled to his money with back pay,back to 5/10/13. He never got to see a penny. His money was paid into his bank on the afternoon…

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Top 4 Coalition Lies: Busted

Scriptonite Daily


“The Deficit was caused by Labour’s runaway public spending and failure to deal with a ‘something for nothing’ culture”

In the last year before the Financial Crisis, public spending stood at 41% of GDP and national debt was just 44.1% of GDP.

According to the National Audit Office, the Bank Bailout increased the National Debt by £1.5trn.  The National Debt now stands at 73.5% of GDP and is expected to reach 101% by 2015.

Throughout this time, public spending has stayed roughly the same, rising to 44% of GDP under the Coalition government.

The deficit and the increase in national debt are the results of the Bank Bailout and Austerity (which has choked off economic growth).

“Our benefit reforms reward hardworking people”


The government has been caught making wildly inaccurate claims about the efficacy of its benefit reforms to contribute to a myth that benefits are soaring because of…

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Energy Switching Scheme

Sefton residents can now join a regional switching scheme which should help them save on their energy bills with the LCR Collective Switch.  Householders could typically save £189 per year on their energy bills.

Householders are able to register online or by phone on freephone 0800 043 0151. Residents can also get free and impartial help and advice about saving energy at home.

More information on Sefton Website CLICK HERE