This article really puts Osborne and Idiot Derisive Sociopath in the spotlight for their costly and useless policies which serve only to put a greater burden on the middle class taxation whilst impoverishing the lower class. Meanwhile doctors who have no integrity or scruples get rich. It is Kitty Sue’s observations which expose the irresponsible Tory agenda and lies. Very Politically Insightful.
Yes, but which people?
The National Audit Office (NAO) scrutinises public spending for Parliament and is independent of government. An audit report earlier this month concluded that the Department for Work and Pension’s spending on contracts for disability benefit assessments is expected to double in 2016/17 compared with 2014/15. The government’s flagship welfare-cut scheme will be actually spending more money on the assessments themselves than it is saving in reductions to the benefits bill – asFrances Ryan pointed out in the Guardian, it’s the political equivalent of burning bundles of £50 notes.
The report also states that only half of all the doctors and nurses hired by Maximus – the US outsourcing company brought in by the Department for Work and Pensions to carry out the assessments – had even completed their training.
The NAO report summarises:
Million assessments completed in five years up to March 2015
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