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A broken and abused welfare system?

A bit of shopping in town today, parked up and walked into the town centre.

Walked past the Medical Assessment Office attached to the Jobcentre Plus I don't know what other services the Plus offers.

I watched a bloke pull up, block the road and the entrance to the building while a female was stood at the passenger window talking to him.

The female then walked up the ramp to the Assessment Office. The bloke shouted, "Don't you want your walking stick"?

She trotted back to the car and miraculously with the aid of her walking stick her gait became that of a person with a medical condition.
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There is a similar centre next door to my office so we see all sorts. From a bloke having such difficulty walking that people went out to help him, to a woman who clung onto the fence wailing for 20 minutes because security wouldn't let her park her car then just drove off, to the Kaiser Soze types who arrive with a chronic limp and a gammy arm but manage to shake it off post-interview.

I suspect most are genuine but there are some wrong uns mixed in.
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Then there are those who run multi billion dollar corporations,pay their staff peanuts and hide their profits in off shore accounts.....but then again it's easy to go for the low hanging fruit.
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A broken and abused welfare system?

I love that phrase. Low hanging fruit.

These assessments centres are not stupid.

They have cameras watching people come and go.
1) When they call you in they open the door first then extend their arm back for you to catch the door on the way in.
2)They allow you to walk a 200 footstep corridor and see if you can maintain their walking pace.
3)They say ( example ) itís your third door on the left. Allowing you to enter the room first.
4)Then, take a seat.
5) watch how comfy you would sit in an upright seat/chair
All observations to see if you pass the test of scoring 15 points or more.


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Then there are those who run multi billion dollar corporations,pay their staff peanuts and hide their profits in off shore accounts.....but then again it's easy to go for the low hanging fruit.
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Because they are run by imbeciles.
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Tories have always hated people that claim benefits. Thatís why theirs so much love for labour in areas of the country that need to claim benefits.
They put the fair in welfare


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Tories have always hated people that claim benefits. Thatís why theirs so much love for labour in areas of the country that need to claim benefits.
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^^^Thatís my initial response.

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^^^Thatís my initial response.

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we can't all be strong and stable :cigar:
I paid and still am paying a lorra dosh into the system, that’s the least I’d expect.

But I do get the pun, intentional from a man of your calibre I assume?

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