When are we going to stop this DWP nonsense?
According to the latest statistics there are currently 1.84 million unemployed people. There are also 1.3 million people working part time because they cannot find a full time job. Nearly half a million people who are officially employed work less than six hours a week. Over 100,000 so-called employed people are actually on unpaid workfare.
But even this only tells half the truth about the number of under and unemployed people in the UK. There are a staggering 2.25 million people who are ‘economically inactive’ and want a job but who are not included in the unemployment figures. That means the true number of unemployed people, if unemployed is defined as not having a job and wanting one – which is how it should be fucking defined – is over four million.
The reason you never hear of the missing…
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