Makes me sick, What a total waste of time and money. This evil, immoral Conservative lead Coalition government have lied, torn up the Human Rights Act. Ripped away Welfare or what was previously Social Security. They have spent sickening amounts of tax payer’s money on a policy dreamt up on the back of fag packet. The coalition have no idea, probably don’t even care of the harm and damage they have caused. Individuals have died, families have gone hungry and children have suffered.
The government’s disastrous £700m Universal Credit programme could take up to 10 years to complete, Labour MP Stephen Timms informed El Reg on Thursday.
“I’ve been reliably told by someone formerly working on the programme that it will take ten years to complete. Based on the evidence, I have no reason not to believe that time-scale,” Timms said.
Timms’ source had been working on the project until recently, he said.
The National Audit Office has said just £34m of project’s IT investment could be re-usable. Currently just 0.3 per cent of the eligible population are using it.
In a letter to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain Duncan Smith, Timms pointed out that the earliest completion date is now 2021.
“In 2011, you said the transition to Universal Credit would be complete by…
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