New to the blog: a Category for Facts & Figures. Factchecking prompted bydisablist Labour loyalists spouting right-wing tabloid rhetoric about benefit fraud. Especially disturbing as one fronts a Think Tank.
It’s important to note that tax credits have left half of working families dependent on welfare and stuck in menial, demoralising jobs that don’t pay a proper living wage.
Tax Credits, themselves a Benefit, are a subsidy for employers making it easy for them to maximise profits and perpetuates disenfranchisement that’s very difficult to escape.