Let’s hope scheme helps those at risk

Let’s hope scheme helps those at risk

Let’s hope scheme helps those at risk

First published in News

‘Why do they call it the welfare state? Is it coz it is well fair?” So said Ali G in a famous quip.

As many will confirm, there are many problems with the welfare state – whatever your views.

And many people with mental health issues would disagree with Ali G – and say it isn’t fair at all.

They have concerns that changes are too complex – and that tests to see whether they can get a job force some into employment when they cannot realistically work.

Now the hope is that a scheme set up to offer advice and guide them through the changes will help.

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