Self-help support vs ravages of 'welfare reform'. Never attend anywhere official alone!
This blog currently focuses on national policy matters that impact upon KUWG members.
Kilburn Unemployed Workers Group as a group focuses primarily on combating benefits injustices locally through advocacy in individuals' benefit claims, and demonstrations that emphasise that there is hope when we come together. We are more angry than frightened.
Stopping the benefits of vulnerable people to cut public spending sets up spirals of debt that amount to abuse of vulnerable people. People are harmed economically, domestically and socially by sanctions, more than the rise of food banks suggests.
Sanctions lower claimant count
It is fraudulent to confuse the claimant count — those "unemployed and receiving benefit" — with numbers of unemployed. Over how many dead bodies has the reduced claimant count been achieved?