Former DWP staff go rogue to help benefit claimants, reports the Independant4th August 2014
Three disgruntled former civil servants have set up a website offering emergency advice to welfare claimants who believe their benefits have been wrongly docked.
The three women behind the initiative, who have remained anonymous, all worked for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) before setting up the website. They allege that many Jobcentre staff are instructed to veto a set proportion of claims, although this allegation is strongly denied by the department.
Having launched the website in June without any fanfare, in the last few days it has gone viral. They have been inundated with pleas for help after they set up a website offering emergency advice to welfare claimants who believe their benefits have been wrongly docked.
In the last few days it has gone viral and the women have been bombarded by claimants accusing the DWP of unfairly cutting their benefits.
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