People stripped of benefits could be charged for challenging decision

Posted: February 22, 2014 by rainbowwarriorlizzie in Uncategorized

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Benefit tales

Critics argue that proposal in leaked document from Department for Work and Pensions would hit poorest people in the country

People who have been stripped of benefits could be charged by the government for trying to appeal against the decision to an independent judge.

Critics said the proposal, contained in an internal Department for Work and Pensions document leaked to the Guardian, would hit some of the poorest people in Britain, who have been left with little or no income.

read the rest of this article in the Guardian here: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/feb/20/people-stripped-benefits-charged-decision

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