Non-Labour launches new ‘Dignity Dosh’ but at just the same inadequate level

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Keir Starmer is thought to be planning a re-launch of the Labour Party as ‘Non-Labour’ and to considering a new name for Universal Credit to remove the stigma but not the hunger. ‘Dignity Dosh’ has been proposed. Readers are invited to suggest better names below. The best will get dignity dosh.

More from SNP Media today:

The SNP has slammed Labour for failing to commit to reversing the Tories’ planned Universal Credit cuts if they were in government – and said this shows Scotland is vulnerable under any Westminster government.

In an interview with the Mirror, Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, Jonathan Reynolds, said Labour would replace Universal Credit with another system but stopped short of saying the party would reverse Tory cuts to the benefit.

The SNP’s Welfare spokesperson, David Linden MP, who is leading a campaign to stop the cuts to Universal Credit, has said that Labour has failed to stand up for low-income families in Scotland and across the UK by failing to promise to reverse the cut that would see the incomes of six million slashed by over £1000 per year.

The Glasgow MP also criticised the plans to replace the system – saying that doing so would be another unnecessary and confusing hit to claimants when it has already been made clear that the flaws, such as the advance payment loans and the five-week wait, could be easily fixed if the political will was there. 

Commenting, David Linden MP, said:

“Labour’s plans and failure to commit to reversing any Tory cuts to Universal Credit proves that Scotland is vulnerable under Westminster control – regardless of what party is in government.

“Neither the Tories nor Labour can be trusted to stand up for low-income families in Scotland bearing in mind Labour were the architects of austerity, imposing cuts that ran deeper than anything we saw in the Thatcher years, and we are still reeling from a decade of Tory austerity cuts.

“It is crucial that Scotland has a say on its future with a referendum for recovery – independence is the only way we can protect people in Scotland from further austerity cuts.”

6 thoughts on “Non-Labour launches new ‘Dignity Dosh’ but at just the same inadequate level

  1. I thought that Labour had already changed its name to match its philosophy – The New Tory Party under a knight of the realm .
    In Scotland they are indistinguishable from DRoss’s Tories with a millionaire ambulance chaser as their ‘leader’ .
    For convenience sake they should just unite under the banner of Bitter Together , which is apparent in every word that issues from their pathetic parties .

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  2. So symptomatic of imploding Imperial powers
    That Emperor,would be,s and all their cohorts become 100 % delusional
    Fly me to the moon
    Beam me up Scottie
    This Coital Bovine Scatology nothing more nothing less
    The final bankruptcy of such peoples is one of Rational and Intelligent thought


  3. “The hand-wringers and lead-swingers party”.

    “Scottish” Labour are on their third privately educated Leader in a row.
    Says it all, really.
    Keir Hardie wouldn’t make it through the front door.

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  4. I notice that in the photo Ian Murray is not wearing a Labour Red tie – this would be in consideration of all the Edinburgh Tories who voted him into Westminster at the last election . True to his principles !


  5. The kiss of death. People not dying with dignity. Labour killing off democracy. Supporting Austerity. Welfare cuts. Cuts to NHS and Education. No opposition.


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