One of the drawbacks of being a campaigner against government injustices is there are so many that no single person can hope to fight them all without losing their mind, at the very least. It is better to concentrate on a single project – or a few – at a time. At the moment my efforts have been entirely taken up with my campaign to get ESA mortality statistics into the public domain, otherwise I might have worked on an effort against this government policy myself. As it is, I’m happy to put my wholehearted support behind what Keith is doing here; even if he doesn’t achieve the reversal of the policy, let’s make this as public as possible, so that everybody who is able to understand will know what the Conservatives are doing under the pretence of having the will of the people behind them.

Benefit tales

Keith Ordinary Guy – the Bath man who sends a letter to David Cameron every day – is heading to Bath Police Station at 2pm on Friday 2nd May to send the message that the government’s new Claimant Commitment Contract contravenes the Human Rights Act (HRA), and that Iain Duncan Smith and Lord Freud are in breach of the Human Rights Act.

The message reads:

Iain Duncan Smith and Lord Freud Breach Human Rights

The Claimant Commitment Contract. Policy Aims:

The conditionality regime will recast the relationship between the citizen and the State from one centred on ‘entitlement’ to one centred on a contractual concept that provides a range of support in return for claimant’s meeting an explicit set of responsibilities, with a sanctions regime to encourage compliance.

Iain Duncan Smith and Lord Freud have reintroduced slavery through forced compliance (sanctions regime), denying people the means of survival if…

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