Today, 1st April 2013, is the day when many changes to welfare in the UK take effect. I will add various reports and interviews here as I record them.
Sue Marsh on BBC London at 9am:[audio:http://latentexistence.me.uk/media/201304010900-Sue_Marsh-Welfare_Reforms_BBC_London_Radio.mp3]
Sue blogs at Diary of a Benefit Scrounger
Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson on Sky News Sunrise at 9:10am
Iain Duncan Smith on The Today Programme, Radio 4 at 8:30am
David Bennett explained to The Today Programme how he works 60 – 70 hour weeks but is still needs benefits to survive. He asked Iain Duncan Smith if he could survive on £53 per week.[audio:http://latentexistence.me.uk/media/201304010830-IDS-Today_Programme.mp3]
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