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The Horror's Of Universal Credit.

Discussion in 'Benefits' started by Robinredbreast, Aug 14, 2018.

  1. nibbyp

    nibbyp Type 1 · Newbie

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    I am so scared of this kind of treatment very concerned Type 1 Dieabetic
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    The voters!
    Thats why Cameron was shafted. Sunderland people and many many others in Kent and numerous placed in UK voted 'OUT' .
    NO CAN DO.... CAMERON.
    His government turned on voters so...... they turned on him. Universal Credit was another reason for not paying for a pot which has no financial help in times of illness. The EU voting out was the scapegoat for UC stab in the back.
    Will the government EVER LEARN.
    One lesson to be learned...... Me thinks!

    Ps. Now MPs have to work harder for their salary just like we DWP claimants.
    An eye for an eye.
    No consideration or compassion has been show in this scenerio so....... WATCH THIS SPACE for cruel governments.
    When children and innocent people get affected then Karma takes over!

    Charities are carrying our government. Shame on them. Nothing good will prosper under such a regime.
    They have no shame. They had better hurry up and find some though. They cannot blame brexit admin forever. Like they used to hide behind EU regs.
    A man in Sunderland was thrown in prison for not selling veg in kgs instead of the 'old dears' lbs and ozs. What a joke!
    Once again the vunerable and compassionate person condemned for helping the needy.

    Is it any wonder the voters said "NO"?
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Me too but if its going to break my heart I may get angry. Angry enough to take action WHEN I'm fit to work on forcing government to regulate itself better.
    I'm fierce when I'm not ill.

    Maybe I should have gone into politics.... after all.
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Mp's, on average, earn about £77,000 per year, with more 'extra's' on top. Get angry, as it helps get it out of our system.
    I went back to work only 6 weeks after my illness, I could of had an assessment, but as I can walk, talk, pick things up, wash my self, get dressed etc, I just couldn't bare the thought of going through another dehumanizing process. Universal Credit does what it says on the tin............. it makes people go back to work, whether they are fit enough or not.

    I bought my dvd online from HMV, I highly recommend it, watch it if you can.
     
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  5. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    They are unashamedly rotten. It may get worse before getting better.
    Companies who employ ill workers have a case against them but only the brave will challenge the government.
    Companies are kept sweet. We all know that.
    Even Mr Branson doesn't go there.

    Nissan is moly cuddled here.

    I cannot say what detriment to the nhs, railways and other large employers.
    Although the railways still have some fully paid staff on the sick due to the dwp lack. So expensive train tickets cover their losses.
    I know sickness at work is always a very stressful subject, also.

    Silly us for not being well sometimes in our working lives. :(
    I refuse to be made to feel like rubbish for health problems which I've managed most of my life. Obviously easier in youth. For me.

    I don't know their fairer solution should be but would suggestion some once I'm well enough to be able to put the work in into proving it.

    A working improvement handed on a plate for them is what they're looking for. An agency to manage it for them doesn't work currently. Maybe the wrong company. So many are saying. I only know ex-dwp staff say it was a joke even before UC.
    I guess any underfunded government plan will have such a reputation.
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Hi @nibbyp , are you going through Universal Credit, or just dread the thought of it ?
    Hope you are okay x
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I got another job, just 6 weeks after my hospital stay.
    I had a follow up appointment with ICU 3 weeks ago and they suggested talking to a ICU pyschologist I had my first appointment on Thursday morning, I am now unemployed and don't know where to turn to anymore...............but, I am hoping things will get better soon.
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I watched Hector on Netflix but not other movie. I might try YouTube for at least a taster. Virgin movie trailers too. I will get round to watching a movie. Little one still won't sit for long but we're working on it.
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Have been so ill I couldn't not sleep or rest. New 800cals diet has took what little energy I had.
    So having to return my essessment form back, in late but I've noticed a section for why.
    Ive decided to call them too since mine is a manual claim and jc has returned my sicknote because 'computer says no'. I'm not on their 'regular' system due to it hogged up on UC claims and not a good enough computer system.
    Hay!!!! Gov, get one. Half a job but want the public to pay for it.
    I'm really really getting angry. :(
     
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    Ken Loach's film I, Daniel Blake is being shown on BBC2 at 9.45pm tonight. It's well worth watching, or recording to watch.
     
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    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    I, Daniel Blake is on BBC iplayer for 4 weeks.
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Thanks @Prem51, I did watch it last night on BBC2, it still brings a lump to my throat :(
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    On Friday I received an email informing me I didn't attend an interview that day at 4.20pm, I knew nothing about it. Anyhow, I went in first thing this morning to see if I could talk to an adviser about it. I did and I have another appointment tomorrow afternoon, but what happened whilst I sitting waiting is what I really want to write about.
    The adviser said to the man with the clipboard, 'Who is it' and he said ' her, over there !! Me !!:eek: I said ' that was wasn't very pleasant, it would of been more appropriate to have said, 'the lady sitting over there' he looked embarrassed, which I am pleased about and I said' You haven't got of to a good start have you ? I will complain about his wording and the clipboard guy didn't ask for my name either.
    Nothing changes :rolleyes::banghead: So when I go in tomorrow I will have a hand written letter addressed to the manager of the Job centre about my treatment this morning.

    ps I have two jobs now, I went back to my old job as a food sampler/promoter and a new job I started about 10 days ago as a School Escort for children and young adolescents with special educational needs and I love it, the other job I can do in the school holidays or weekends :happy:
     
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