[jaws-uk] Re: DLA Email

If it is a hoax, why is there a link on the site which takes you to the
Department of Health website where you can download the green paper in PDF
form, plus a lot of other subsidiary documents?

Wendy 

-----Original Message-----
From: jaws-uk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jaws-uk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Barbara Wilson
Sent: 06 August 2009 13:58
To: jaws-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jaws-uk] Re: DLA Email

However Kevin, it is amazing how many people have already signed it, and 
people I always thought to be sensible and intelligent.


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kevin Morris" <drewdog101@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <jaws-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, August 06, 2009 12:50 PM
Subject: [jaws-uk] Re: DLA Email


>I think that alarm bells should, indeed be sounding particularly as
> the government (with cross-party support) has (only relatively
> recently) agreed to increase DLA for blind individuals. Any proposals
> to cut the benefit would run directly counter to this decision and
> would therefore make me suspicious of their authenticity.
>
> Regards,
>
> Kevin
>
> On 06/08/2009, Barbara Wilson <barkingbabs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Apologies for the bulk Email, but I'm trying to send this to as many 
>> people
>> who have sent it to me and the lists I have also read it on. I hope the
>> moderators don't mind but I thought it of such importance to take the
>> liberty.
>>
>> Many of you by now will have received an Email warning of potential cuts 
>> to
>> DLA and an upcoming Green Paper making certain proposals regarding 
>> benefits.
>> On first receiving this Email I was suspicious as I tend to be of all 
>> such
>> Emails. On going to the site, I noticed they were asking for your name 
>> and
>> Email address. Again the warning bells sounded, is this just a way to get

>> as
>> many Email addresses as possible? There was a link to download the Green
>> Paper and read and again I was worried this might just be a virus they 
>> want
>> you to download to your computer.
>>
>> Not being sure, I forwarded an Email to someone I know who works as a
>> manager in the social care sector and is always well informed on such
>> issues. I was sure if this was a real threat she would be aware of it. 
>> She's
>> just replied informing me that she knows nothing about these proposals 
>> and
>> is like myself, concerned by the Website in question. She has told me she
>> knows of an Email in circulation informing people they may be elligible 
>> for
>> a tax rebate. The Email porports to be from HMRC and the Website the link
>> brings you too indeed looks just like that of the HMRC. However, it 
>> contains
>> a very harmful virus.
>>
>> Whether you think I am just being over-cautious or you like me are
>> suspicious, I just thought it important to sound a word of caution before

>> we
>> all get carried away at the idea of what would be a very serious 
>> decision.
>>
>>
>>
>> Find me on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/barkingbabs
>> Barbara Wilson
>> M: 07917710779
>> T: 02887784046
>> E: barkingbabs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> IM: creativeeyes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Skype: creativeeyes
>>
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