This is a powerful article from the Telegraph. Of course, it very much depends upon your viewpoint and whether you are on benefit. It’s an important read. Check it out!
Just like the example of Russia, it is questionable whether sanctions ever achieve their objective.
These sanctions on benefits recipients are designed to encourage people to find jobs. The system doesn’t respect education, skills or qualifications – it’s driven by statistics – it would be happy to see all the unemployed stacking shelves at their local supermarket.