Black Monday: welfare reforms take effect

Guardian front page 2013-04-01

The Guardian – Welfare reforms and coalition cuts: The day Britain changes

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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