BREAKING: The Conservative Party.

PoliticalSift

The Conservative party is in meltdown. On Friday (18th March 2016) Iain Duncan Smith resigned from the cabinet. Duncan Smith cited as his reason for his resignation that the disability cuts were defensible in narrow terms of deficit reduction but not in the way they were placed in a budget that benefits higher earning taxpayers.  IDS had come to regret that he had agreed even to contemplate cuts in the disability benefit. That explains the otherwise strange line in his letter that they were a compromise too far.

3398_10153859328701815_8271324417029402569_n

I was at a my local constituency Labour party meeting, someone checked their smart-phone, and broke the news to the room. Satire died. Iain Duncan Smith resigning over the harshness of welfare cuts (the cuts to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) essentially taking over the next four years in the region of £4.4bn which would see 370,000 disabled people lose an average of…

View original post 1,570 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s