Expert says DWP robs £300 million a year from most poor and disadvantaged – #BenefitSanctions

Hansard: Jobseeker’s Allowance (Sanctions) “Dr David Webster of Glasgow university, the leading academic authority on benefit sanctions. He estimates that the amount of benefit withheld in sanctions is now running at £300 million per year

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