From the TUC

VIDEO: IDS’ slow motion con trick

12 Mar 2011, by in Society & Welfare

Here’s a short video, in which we attempt to show why we think that Iain Duncan Smith’s promises that nobody will lose out in the switchover to Universal Credit are really a bit of a con.

If you can see through his claims (and it isn’t really all that hard), please help us to call him on them by adding your name to the latest action at

3 Responses to VIDEO: IDS’ slow motion con trick

  1. Rebecca Newell
    Mar 13th 2011, 7:53 am

    Chase the banks, not the poor and middles!

  2. Jim
    Mar 13th 2011, 8:13 am

    I can’t play this video, getting a message ” there’s no mobile version of this video”. I’m just trying to watch it on a laptop, so I guess I’m not the only one who’s haveing problems.

  3. John Wood

    John Wood
    Mar 13th 2011, 10:56 am

    Sorry about that Jim – Seems to be something odd going on with Vimeo at the moment, which might be affecting some people. It’s also up at Youtube at (it’s just at a lower video quality than the Vimeo one)