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Cameron's deal to reinstate Benefits?! / 14 July 2012

Crippen's cartoon about Cameron making a deal re benefits

Crippen's cartoon about Cameron making a deal with disabled protesters

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Why is it that the companies that Cameron and his cronies pay to handle such diverse matters as the Direct Payments Scheme (A4E) and now the stewarding of the Olympic Games (G4S), when they foul up, they get let off with little more than a slapped wrist?

Nothing about Breach of Contract, Penalty Clauses, or being made to give back the millions that they've been paid! No, the British tax payer coughs up yet again and we bail out yet another balls-up!

But what about all of the pieces that are left laying around after each 'jobs for the boys' project fouls up? Here we have the biggest corporate ... sorry I mean 'sports' event ever to take place within the UK and we're now told that there's insufficient people to actually steward it.

Rest assurred, Cameron is sure to have something up his sleeve to overcome this slight set-back ...

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Comments

Tina Szafran via FaceBook

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18 July 2012

Spot on - Well done Crippen !

Maria Stewart via FaceBook

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18 July 2012

Spot on! x

Jono Clark via FaceBook

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18 July 2012

I knew the Tories hated the minimum wage but I never imagined they'd counter attack by bringing back slavery.

Arty Farty

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17 July 2012

All the sites that are getting the message through about this government and the effects that this is having on disabled people are being targetted; Black Triangle, DPAC. Don't let them win Mr C. We're all depending on you!

Chriso

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16 July 2012

Great work from Crippen, as usual!

Darik Hart

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15 July 2012

Hi Crippen, another DWPexam Dragoon, just hied me along to wish you well. (Nothing to do with the promise of free drink, at all.)

Glad to see you've survived it and 'operatin' as usu. Keep up the good work sir. The pencil can be as mighty - in the hands of a good soul. If ya can't hang 'em on a lamp post, hoist 'em in a lampoon. Allbest. ♥

james

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15 July 2012

I'm sorry that you are getting crap from the powers that be nuff said we DWPEX free speech for the disabled were getting this from them too(praise be to Iceland :-)

keep the brilliant pics coming

oh I've shared you on face book too :-)

DR DAVID ATOSKI

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15 July 2012

Quern neque te magna ite huc. cur hoc putant? ibi verum et adventum tibi.

Glad Your back, Stay well ;-)

Philhow

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15 July 2012

just popped over to show mine and a few others support for you Crippen, keep at em mate.

Best wishes from a DWPexamintion.org forum.

They don't like us,we don't care.

Happy Days

Phil

Crippen

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14 July 2012

Yes, thanks to some work above and beyond the call of duty by young Colin (Editor) all the blog pages have been reinstated again. Thanks Col. You're a star :-)

Judie McConway

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14 July 2012

Glad to see that you survived the attempt to wipe out all of the postings on here!! Rest assured, you really must be hitting a nerve somewhere with somebody that really ought to know better!!!

Honest decent people who do know better will never be silenced!!!!

Whoever you are, we will always just bounce back, in ever greater numbers!!!!

Linda Burnip

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14 July 2012

anyone needing information about workfare should look at either http://www.consent.me.uk/ or www.boycottworkfare.org

Both really good sites for information on this area of welfare cuts.

Colin Hambrook [ED]

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14 July 2012

There was an accident with Crippen's blog - perhaps something to do with it being Friday 13th.

Thankfully is resolved with help from our web developers Surface Impression who responded in lightening time. Thanks Peter