Coachloads of unemployed forced to work unpaid at river pageant for ‘Work Programme’- many slept rough

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I thought I was being sarcastic – I obviously underestimated the disgusting bastards in DWP:

Work Gangs arrive in 21st Century Tory UK

 

Comments
  • jeffrey davies June 5, 2012 at 11:13 am

    more atos and unum then the prospects for the unemployed sick and disabled not looking good with these companies more charity work for nowt thus earnig these companies vast amount of money for no training but by having you turn up thats 2200 for thier purses while you go hungery welcome to cameroooons and gleggys welfare system jeff3

  • John Hargrave June 5, 2012 at 11:55 am

    What an abomination. Unemployed people have to sleep rough under a bridge before working for nothing at the Pageant. So this is the true face of the Tory government, the DWP, Atos and Unum, I doubt you could get a fag paper between them as the unemployed become just another political football to be kicked around at the behest of anyone who wants a job doing for nothing. How is this work experience? How will they land a job? I doubt there are not many ‘stewarding’ jobs around these days! Until we get real training, real jobs and kick start the economy this country will never recover but Cameron, Clegg and Osbourne just can’t see it, there is none so blind as those who don’t want to see. Austerity in a depression is like a double whammy, pity they don’t seem to care.

  • kasbah June 5, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    There’s a word for unpaid labour-slavery. Words escape me-how low and cruel can the
    architects and donkeys of this appalling system go. My heart goes out to the abused people who had no real choice but to go along with this barbaric charade. May they
    keep strong. Courage!

  • Celia June 5, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    They weren’t hired they were press-ganged!!! This is government sactioned abuse on a massive scale and the general population don’t give a toss so long as it’s not them!

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