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(not satire – it’s the UK today!)

Paralympian wheelchair basketball player Jon Pollock says he has been “tossed on the scrap heap” after being refused any benefits when he became unemployed.

He also said the Job Centre was “absolutely useless” when it came to helping him find a job and that the only advise he got was from a woman in the job centre who advised him to do unpaid charity work.

Read the full story here:

Retired British Paralympian hits out at London 2012 legacy after failed job hunt

So much for the so-called Olympic and Paralympic legacy heralded so enthusiastically by the government 2 years ago.


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