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Iain Duncan Smith slams ‘gravity cheats’

The government believes that too many people have come to rely on the state for support, resulting in a soaring bill for walking sticks and crutches.

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Posted: Feb 24th, 2013
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Royal Institute of Shelf-stackers welcomes IDS backing

‘Some smart people think that geology is more important than stacking supermarket shelves,’ said Sir Rufus Smith, president of the RISS, ‘so it’s good news to hear Mr Duncan Smith defending our noble discipline.’

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Posted: Feb 18th, 2013
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Duncan Smith to force claimants to wear benefits caps

scheme just like it used to go on outside the tuck shop at EtonThe government announced plans for those claiming benefit for more than six months to be required to wear special headwear in public, in effect a compulsory benefits cap.

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Posted: Jan 13th, 2013
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Government promises more support for Coalition parties with special needs

The work and pensions secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, has announced an overhaul of the services available to support small political parties with special needs, in an effort to lift more than 70 Liberal Democrats out of a costly, complex and bureaucratic nightmare of compromise and despair.

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2011
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Female benefit cheats still earning less than male counterparts

woman watching telly ‘Too many women are being discouraged from going ‘on the fiddle’ by a perception that they won’t be able to pull off as convincing a con as a man.

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Posted: Jan 29th, 2010
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