The political blog, Left Futures, carries an item about a change to benefit sanctions, which will now involve a warning system for claimants prior to being sanctioned.
Another change will be easier access to hardship payments for people who are homeless and for those with mental health conditions. It’s staggering that such people are subject to sanctions in the first place in a so called ‘civilsed society’. But perhaps that’s ‘compassionate conservatism’ for you.
The full article from Left Futures can be read here.