Birmingham Against The Cuts

TUC welfare misconceptionsResearch today released by the TUC has shown that people’s impressions of benefits are way out of line with the reality of the system and claimants who rely on it. Can that be a surprise when every time a politician opens their mouths and talks about benefits they present what must be deliberately misleading figures or just outright lies to paint a picture of claimants as unemployed, lazy, feckless scroungers who have never worked a day in their lives, don’t want to work, could take any number of jobs if they wanted to.

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Author: gogwit

One foot in Sanity, the other in the adjoining parish, usually in the vicinity of the boundary between the two but sometimes straying into the main square of either and very occasionally taking occupation of the Town Hall...

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