So never mind really
if people are pushed over the edge,
stressed, frozen, starved, destituted, abjectly miserable
and depressed .... just so long as it doesn't adversely
affect or delay their ability to return to"work".....http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-15512827
The disability rights groups say the changes mean up to 80,000 people
will no longer be able to get access to publicly funded legal advice to
help them challenge benefit decisions.
Campaigners say those affected will not be able to find legal
help elsewhere and it could have a "serious impact" on their finances
and peace of mind - making it harder for them to return to work in the
"Legal advice is vital for
disabled people if they fall foul of poor decision-making, red tape or
administrative error," Scope's chief executive Richard Hawkes said.
"For welfare reform to work, disabled people have to get
support to appeal decisions relating to their benefits, especially
within a system where errors are commonplace.
"Cutting legal aid in this area will make it harder for
disabled people to get the right support and ultimately could drive more
people further away from work."
If that's what an alleged ally
says -- well, just how bad
are enemies who see "people" as nothing more than
units of production, identified and differentiated
only by a job-number?