Benefit Sanctions Targets and why Seetec are utter Bastards

Since publishing revelations that Seetec called the DWP benefits hotline to sanction 4,417 people in one week. Today the DWP released more horrendous stats showing Seetec sanctions targets that by far outstrip all other Work Programme and Mandatory Workfare Activity Providers seeking to make unemployed people destitute, rather than ‘support’ into work.

Provider Calls Claimants
A4e 663 2975
Ingeus 2905 9978
Seetec 8423 37,557

The Benefit Sanctions Machine and Vindictive Seetec
In a 5 week period Seetec tried to sanction benefits of nearly 13,000 people (Weeks 18 to 22). In one week alone it called to make 4,417 people destitute (Week 20), compared to 2 by Prospects.