Government launches consultation on sanctions - we want your views

Mon, 18/11/2013 - 11:16 -- nick

The government wants your views on the way it hands out sanctions within its Work Programme and similar schemes.

It has appointed Matthew Oakley as an independent reviewer to find out what those affected think of the issue.

Unsurprisingly, Oakley is a supporter of the Work Programme; in a Guardian article he wrote in March about the Cait Reilly/Poundland case he said:

UnemployedNet responds to government on next Work Programme

Tue, 01/10/2013 - 13:11 -- nick

UnemployedNet has responded to the government's consultation on the next generation of work programmes.

Gathering workless people's opinions through Facebook, the Huffington Post and direct emails, we pushed the case for a fairer deal for the unemployed.

The response recommended:


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