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Charles47. If you're referring to me, I do respect the opinions of others & my response re; foreign aid was well intended. No criticism of smiler involved. Besides, how can ya criticise anyone called smiler? My response on the Carer Support worker was meant to be wickedly humorous (shoulda put a smi...
Kenm.

The person defending the Government is apparantly a support worker for a Carers organisation!

I hope she returns to the forum to learn something 'cos she'll not be much use as Carer support with those blinkers on!
<t>Thanks smiler! <br/> <br/> Great idea on the adverts & it would have considerable impact I'm sure. <br/> <br/> On Government & Foreign Aid; Sorry smiler but I think in terms of a brother/sisterhood of humanity so I'm for foreign aid, not against it. <br/> When I see kids dying of starvati...
There's a world of difference between Government supporting Carers in reality & simply being 'seen' to be doing so. There's no offence intended in my response, I just find it hard to understand how anyone can believe that the Government values Carers when they continue doing the absolute minimum to ...
Got this in an email from 'Benefits & Work.' There's a 'Speed Dating' session being integrated into the £528 a head for this weekend convention by the DWP! Whatever next!! Subject: Secret DLA decision makers’ shame Dear Reader, It's hardly news at all: DLA decision makers are bad at making...
Very well said Parsifal. Wish I could've expressed my thoughts & feelings so well as my intent was not to offend or lay blame with CUK or its chief executive, but to question tactics & responses. All charities exist to help those who are vulnerable & struggling for one reason or another. If their tr...
<t>The Guardian also reported on the strategy so if they & the Daily Mail reported on it I'm sure others have done.<br/> <br/> From the Guardian:<br/> <br/> "Carers UK has accused the government of short changing carers and has called on it to radically overhaul both the tax and benefits systems...
<t>The Daily Mail 11th June page 16 headline reads: <br/> <br/> " Ministers drop the plan to pay 'salaries' to family carers." by Michael Lea Political Correspondent.<br/> <br/> "Ambitious plans to pay relatives of sick & elderly people a salary for looking after them have been shelved.<br/> The...