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Sings of the True Nature of the DWP: Samaritans Cards at the Job Centre

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I was in the Job Centre myself a few weeks ago. Looking along the desk of one of the interview staff, I noticed that right in front of the tray for his documents and papers was a stack of cards for the Samaritans. This is a mute, but shocking sign of the real nature of the DWP under Cameron and Clegg. Mike, The Void, and many, many other left-wing blogs and sites have already described how the staff in some Job Centres are being trained to deal with suicidal claimants. These are the poor and desperate, whose claims have been disallowed and sanctioned. I don’t know if the Job Centre in Bristol offers similar training to its staff. The stack of cards on this clerks desk nevertheless bore witness that this staff member, at least, knew there was a problem and was prepared for that eventuality, if just in…

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Written by carolecarrick

November 22, 2013 at 6:08 pm

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