Wednesday, 21 January 2015
Read Between the Lines
There's much joy over on the BBC News today as journalists proclaim the unemployment rate has fell to its lowest level for more than six year.
But the big question being left unasked, was actually briefly addressed over on the noxious Jeremy Vine show on Radio 2 this afternoon, in reference to this somewhat less than prominent news story
Jobcentre staff blow the whistle
Now doubt the Tories, chief amongst them the odious Iain Duncan-Smith and Esther McVey, will be focusing on the fact that the figures have dropped, but reading between the lines, the big question remains; where are the people signing off benefit going to? Because if the bullying methods of strict and persistent sanctioning is working, they're not necessarily signing off because they've found work.