NO APPETITE FOR JOBS?
Maria Miller, minister for disabled people in the Department for Work and Pensions said on Sunday that she believed the unemployment problem was due to a "lack of appetite" for the jobs on offer.
The latest official figures show that 2.68 million people are unemployed while the number of jobs offered by employers in the last quarter of 2011 was 463,000. New figures for unemployment will be released on Wednesday February 15th. Join the protest:
Austerity isn't Working 9.00 am DWP Office, Caxton House, Westminster SW1H
Called by Right to Work
For one example of someone refused benefit on behalf of Maria Miller go to: http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/latest-news/central-leeds/kidney_swap_man_denied_benefits_exclusive_1_4217129
The story of a man deemed fit to work while he was on dialysis waiting for a kidney donated by his nineteen-year-old brother, then undergoing the transplant and when he had complications following it. His house and car have been repossessed and he's had to move back in with his parents. No wonder he had a "lack of appetite" for work!
Perhaps Maria Miller's title should be changed to Minister responsible for refusing help to Disabled People.