Good luck, England

Taking away support from disabled people who desperately need it to boost the coffers of people already well off is immoral and predatory. This is not a government ‘for business’ – it’s a pack of ‘Robber Barons’ screwing the poor until they keel over and die and then kicking them to the kerb like trash (vampire politics).
If any of them told me it was sunny – I’d go outside to check.
‘Compassionate Conservative’ is a sick joke and a glib sound bite – nothing more.
I feel sorry for those conservatives who must be wondering what has happened to their party. They need to stand up with the rest of us and say no more of this – you have crossed the line and this must stop.

All Things Chronic

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-03-21/u-k-tory-turmoil-worsens-as-ex-minister-questions-deficit-focus

Duncan Smith said Sunday he was no longer able to support the cuts to disability benefits while taxes for higher earners and companies are being lowered. He denied his decision to quit late Friday as work and pensions secretary had anything to do with his support for leaving the EU in the June 23 referendum, a position in opposition to the prime minister and chancellor…

While Osborne’s Budget initially drew a positive reaction from Tory lawmakers, criticism soon began to surface about the impact of disability-benefit changes, intended to save about 4.4 billion pounds ($6.3 billion) over five years. The government signaled on Friday, before Duncan Smith quit, that it was looking again at the details…

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/85a8b894-eecc-11e5-9f20-c3a047354386.html#axzz43cEHLGXT

The former Conservative leader quit dramatically on Friday, claiming he had been forced by George Osborne, the chancellor of the exchequer, to implement £4bn of cuts to disability benefits against his will..

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