Let’s be clear – Tory and Lib Dem MPs have decided terminally ill patients should work or starve

These ConDems are cruel, heartless, callous and inhuman. Even if you’re a terminal cancer patient they make sure you suffer even more.

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s ConDemNation today)

Back in 2011, Conservative and Liberal Democrat MPs joined together to reject an amendment which would have exempted terminally ill cancer patients from benefit cuts.

They decided that if you are diagnosed with a terminal illness such as cancer – but have been given more than 6 months to live – you will have to work or starve.

Here’s a previous blogpost about that:

The government has finally done something so outrageous even I can’t be bothered to satirise it

This decision by coalition MPs was so outrageous that after intense lobbying, there were some concessions made by the government.

However, in a bizarre piece of upside-down DWP logic, it now seems that if you have less than 6 months to live – you will be refused benefits.

This is from the Chester and Ellesmere Port Foodbank blog:

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One response to “Let’s be clear – Tory and Lib Dem MPs have decided terminally ill patients should work or starve

  1. Gregg Hill

    As with my previous comment about the Right and rickets, I wonder how the US compares on this, except that in the US it varies from state to state.

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