UNIVERSAL CREDIT; WELFARE REFORM – OR A TOOL OF STATE OPPRESSION?

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I make no apologies for the length of this testimony. From direct experience I can confirm that the UC claim process induces heart-stopping fear & prolonged & extreme mental, emotional & financial distress on the claimant from the outset. Such is its power to destroy a claimant’s resilience & options for mere survival, that few UC experiences can be voiced in their full personal & social contexts. This is Dd’s story of being forced onto UC, I hope that it serves to expose the dishonesty of the DWP about the devastation the UC process inflicts on already fragile lives. The DWP perhaps didn’t make account though for impaired & highly vulnerable people like Dd being given a lucid voice. I have all the online journal transcripts & documentation to back the following up.

With love, hope & solidarity

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Dearest Dd turned 20 on 10th December 2017. Of course, this…

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