Sanctions: Staff Pressured To Penalise Benefit Claimants, Says Union

Jobcentre staff face losing pay rises if they fail to sanction enough jobseekers, claims fresh evidence presented to an MPs inquiry.

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  1. Every claimant should appeal any benefit sanction placed on them. the DWP know full well Benefit sanctions are supposed to be the last resort not the first thing they apply when a claimant fails to meet what is required of them. If the sanction is used first the Claimant wins the appeal as the DWP are required by law to prove they tried other options before applying the sanction.
    Ian Duncan Smith along with the DWP bank on claimants not appealing the Sanction.

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