“Away, away with rights/dignity/rum, by gum, – that’s the song of the Slavation – oops sorry – Salvation Army!”
(not satire – it’s the Sally Army!)
The Salvation Army has been heavily criticised for using unemployed people who have been forced – under the threat of having their benefits taken away from them – to work against their will for them for free as part of the government’s Workfare scheme.
And what is the Salvation Army’s defence?
Workfare doesn’t exist.
Here’s a screenshot from their Facebook page:
Government ministers claiming poverty and homelessness don’t exist?
Oh …… hang on a minute……
Here’s a petition demanding the Salvation Army withdraws from the workfare scheme:
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