‘Some local authorities don’t see the value of Supporting People services and have the impression that vulnerable people need to buck up their ideas and get a job,’ he added.
In response to the above part of this article, I must say I am gobsmacked. How can some local authorities even entertain such a notion when they are shedding jobs up and down the country? We have able bodied people out there looking for jobs at a time where unemployment has reached 2.5m and some authorities still have the gall to expect vulnerable people to bridge the gap in funding with earned income from jobs which are simply not there!
Looks like the credit card and loan providers win again.