Guardian: Controversial company hired to get disabled people off benefit

Guardian, Politics

Controversial company hired to get disabled people off benefit

David Hencke, Westminster correspondent
Monday September 24, 2007

An Australian multinational group founded and run by Thérèse Rein, the wife of Kevin Rudd, leader of the opposition Labor Party, plans to become the biggest provider of “welfare to work” programmes for up to a million disabled people in Britain under a resurgent Whitehall privatisation programme pursued by Peter Hain, the work and pensions secretary…

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