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Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Oppose IDS' smear stories that sneak in unjust laws

Right wing 'welfare reformists' use lies and half-truths

From 38Degrees

To: Kathryn Hudson Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards

IDS - Time to STOP The LIES
of 3,000 signatures
Campaign created by Jayne Linney Icon-email

Use the full Powers of the Commission and investigate Iain Duncan Smith Secretary 
of State for Work and Pensions, for his regular use of untruths and the 
persistent deception misleading of The House of Commons, Select Committees and 
the Media.

Why is this important?

There are numerous reports and accounts of our claim including the findings of 
the Work and Pensions Select Committee and the Public Accounts committee - (

Further 105,344 people agreed with Debbie Sayers and myself when we called for 
Hold Iain Duncan Smith to be held to  account for misusing statistics 
, to no avail, this is despite the Government agreeing that "statistics should be 
presented in a way that is fair, accurate and 'unspun' ". 

These distorted 'facts' are used to further deprive disabled people of the 
essential benefits needed to manage their conditions; so far the 'Cuts' have 
resulted in disabled people losing an average of £4,410 per person -  9 times more than the burden placed on most other citizens 

These mis-truths are also responsible for justifying the latest proposals, 
irrelevant of the Evidence 

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