DWP makes it harder for claimants to appeal against sanctions or even avert sanctions
The above pics show two plard designs inspired by what was uncovered in casework from yesterday's KUWG business meeting.
There it became more plain in casework that people are being belatedly sanctioned into loss of a month's JSA from January for not attending appointments relating to pre-Christmas appointments that they were allegedly informed about in letters that they never received.
A further worrying development is that in being told about a month's JSA sanctions that also eliminate access to any Council Tax benefit, claimants are also being told that they have no right of appeal until a mandatory reconsideration has taken place. We know that mandatory reconsideration regarding ESA eligibility can take several months.
So that the placard messages stand out at a distance, no contact details are given in these versions.
Optimum word limits for placards also rule against such wording as
WITH NO MANDATE
OF BENEFIT CLAIMS