SERIOUSLY BAD NEWS
Sharp readers will remember the plan announced in 2015 to shrink the “estate” of the DWP by 20% over the next few years.
Well, here are some examples of this move in Glasgow – where a whopping HALF of all Jobcentres will close!!!!!!
This is devastating news, because thousands of claimants will now have to travel many expensive miles and miles to their nearest designated Jobcentre – and woe betide them if they’re late!!!!!!
Even if claimants are fit enough to walk in order to save on travel costs – and many aren’t – what happens in bad weather? Trudging through rain, hail or snow on a 7 or 8 miles return trip will be no easy task.
The BBC says (just now)
Benefit claimants in Glasgow may have to travel further for employment services…
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