Ken Loach’s fictional Daniel Blake was claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance. In the real world, JSA has been frozen since April 2015. On Planet Corbyn, Daniel no longer exists.
On the Friday before the August Bank Holiday 2017, Labour sneaked out a press release in the name of Jeremy Corbyn, stating that Labour would not end the benefits freeze on taking up office.
JSA for a Daniel Blake has been frozen at £73.10 per week since April 2015
Income Support for lone parent Daniella Blake has been frozen at £73.10 per week since April 2015
Employment and Support Allowance for a Daniel Blake has been frozen at £73.10 per week since April 2015.
Labour will, however, enact free university tuition for mostly white, mostly middle and upper class youth on its first day in office.
Labour will make Daniel Blake, a real victim of austerity, foot the bill for free university tuition.
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