Tag : Iain Duncan Smith

Lost and found: has IDS stumbled across his moral compass?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Last Friday saw an interesting turn in government affairs, when Iain Duncan Smith, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, announced his resignation. The Minister claimed his resignation to be nothing more than a retaliation against the government’s proposed cuts to Personal Independence Payments (PIPs), a transfer payment formerly … Read More

Gallery: Axe the Bedroom Tax

5 years ago / 0 comments

Around 800 students and members of the public gathered in Leeds city centre yesterday to march against the so-called ‘Bedroom Tax’. Under new government rules, those receiving housing benefit will see these payments limited if they are deemed to have ‘spare’ rooms which aren’t being sufficiently occupied. The Department for … Read More