The draconian Tory sanctions regime has come under fireplace in a November 2016 record by the National Audit Office (NAO). The findings of the NAO record reiterate the damning results of previous reports into the draconian Tory sanctions regime. Quite simply: The sanctions routine is terribly designed, administered and ineffective unfairly. In other words: The sanctions regime is not being consistently applied.
It’s fundamentally a postcode lottery of something where some Jobcentres and private contractors apply sanctions for the most trivial of reasons, while some are much less trigger-happy about tossing people into overall destitution. In other words: The draconian Tory sanctions regime is dependant on ideology, not evidence. Quite simply: The Tories are terrified of evidence being uncovered that their draconian sanctions routine is counter-productive, so they refuse to support evidence structured research into the outcomes of their procedures.
In other words: The Tories don’t provide a damn whether their draconian sanctions regime actually costs the taxpayer money. They’re determined to financially cripple people, for the most trivial of reasons often, it doesn’t matter how much this vindictiveness costs the taxpayer in the long-run. Quite simply: Whether a person is impoverished with a benefit sanction depends on the attitudes of the people making the sanction decision as much it does on the actual behaviour of the person being thrown into poverty! In response to the damning statement the Tories and their DWP minions came out with a predictable pack of lies.
A DWP spokesperson claimed that sanctions “are just …