Your life in diagrams

December 4, 2008 at 9:43 am | Posted in British Politics, New Labour, Working Class Britain | Leave a comment

Poor people, behold! Just in case Professor Paul Gregg’s welfare report contains too many irritating abbreviations and indecipherable management technobabble, he’s also designed two diagrams to let you know just how everything’s going to work.

This, from page 46 of the report, is what is unofficially known as the ‘benefit scrounger processing centre’. You should be able relate to it because it looks quite a bit like a factory production line:

scrounger-processingAnd if this inspires nightmares of tedious, arduous labour, how about this, from page 65 – the Cupcake of Employment:


Mmmm… being part of a ‘Personalised Conditionality Regime’ has never seemed so…delicious.

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