The Nats want to turn over social problems to the private sector for profit. This account from the UK should give them pause:
Welfare cuts deaths: 60,000 demand Tories reveal how many people died after being found ‘fit for work
The government is refusing to release the figures despite a watchdog ruling. Now campaigners are asking – what has Iain Duncan Smith got to hide?
Tens of thousands of people are calling on the Tories to reveal how many benefits claimants died after being found fit for work.
The government is refusing to release the figures despite being ordered to by a watchdog. A searing ruling by the Information Commissioner said chiefs had acted unreasonably after not publishing any figures for 3 years. But instead of giving in, the Department for Work and Pensions is fighting its own watchdog to get the decision overturned. Furious benefits campaigners now want to know what the government is trying to hide.
Ms Zolobajluk worked for the Citizens’ Advice Bureau for 7 years while the Tories were introducing their welfare reforms. The changes saw some people told to find work despite having chronic illnesses – some of whom died before getting their benefits back.
Watch this space.