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Make dole scroungers work for benefits

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Amazing isn't it?  Someone has finally realised that there's pretty large number of lazy individuals in this country who are more than happy to sit on their backsides, do nothing and claim benefits.  It's just a shame that it's the Conservative opposition party that's finally woken up to this reality and not the present government.  For once in my life I'm considering voting Tory at the next election and my parents would probably turn in their grave if they knew.

We all know who these people are.  I'm willing to bet that each and every one of us could think of a couple of faces that fall into the "work shy" category.  A friend of a friend, someones son or brother.  They don't work, have never worked and have no intention of working.  They'll sit at home watching daytime telly, spending their benefits on fags and booze.  Maybe they are a bit younger and don't quite fall into that stereotype.  But they know the rules and they play the system just the same.

I'm not talking about people who are genuinely unemployed here.  A couple months between real jobs is one thing, but a couple of jobs in five or ten years is another matter all together.  This is seriously taking the proverbial by the way, and I for one don't like the thought that my (seriously inflated) taxes go towards keeping these benefit scroungers in a comfy lifestyle whilst other more deserving individuals struggle to make ends meet.

A job advert Some people genuinely can't work for health reasons

The men and women who are genuinely unemployed have my sympathy and deserve help.  They will through their own merit find work and may well still struggle to survive (some employers should be locked up for taking advantage too!), but they'll take pride in themselves and earn a living for themselves.  Likewise some people genuinely can't work for health reasons and they too deserve assistance.  As for the fraudsters who claim incapacity benefit when they know damn well they can work, they ought to be ashamed of themselves.

I just can't understand the all take and no give attitude of these individuals.  How can you feel good about yourself knowing that you spend a large chunk of your life living off other people and giving nothing back?  It would be interesting to see how these leeches would fair if there were no benefits system.

So go ahead, let's get the long term unemployed out doing some useful community work and cut back their benefits.  It might look like a form of punishment for being lazy, but if the cap fits...

By: Working man


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@Milox, Yes Great Yarmouth is now classed as the Anus of Norfolk, even the Travelers have stopped coming, that's why the road system is not being improved under Government funding, keep whats here well contained.
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17th Dec 17 11:35

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MILOX

MILOX

I TOTALLY AGREE,I LIVE IN GREAT YARMOUTH AND SEEN A MASSIVE DECLINE,,NEVER SEEN SO MANY LAZY,IDLE LAYABOUTS IN ALL MY LIFE,,,THEY ARE TAKING THE MICKEY OUT OF THE SYSTEM,AND THE GOVERNEMENT ARE LETTING THEM,,,,I WORKED ALL MY LIFE,APART FROM A FEW OPS,,,NOW WELL RETIRED,,,YARMOUTH KNOW THIS TOWN IS SEASONAL,,,WHY ARE THEY LETTING MORE PEOPLE IN TO LIVE,KNOWING THERE,S NO WORK FOR THEM,,,,HOLIDAY MAKERS DONT SEE WHAT WE SEE,,,ALSO THE AMOUNT OF YOUNG GIRLS HAVING KIDS IS DISGUSTING,,,ALL TO CLAIM BENEFITS.. GOVERNEMENT WANTS TO ALLOW 2 CHILDREN PER,,, AND HELP THEM,,ANYMORE KEEP YOURSELF,,,,,, ITS THERE MISSFORTUNE,,,,ALSO GET THE FATHERS OF THESE KIDS BEFOR YOU PAY ANY MONEY OUT.......A THING CALLED MAINTINANCE... AND COMMON SENSE,,,,MAKE THEM WORK,,,,OR GET NOTHING,,IT MUST BE STOPPED NOW,,,,,,
MILOX
11th Dec 17 12:16

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Working Girl

Working Girl

I completely ageee with everything you said there, it's a pet hate of mine scroungers that refuse to work. At the same time the government are to blame, they need to cap benefits for the ones that are able to work and just can't be bothered and see what they do then. I find it disgusting that we work so hard and have a lesser life that the ones that sit there watching daytime tv and spend our tax money on fags and booze. Something needs to be done. I would be happy for my tax money to go to those who can't work and those who are looking for work, but the ones that refuse to work deserve nothing.
Working Girl
10th Nov 16 17:45

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Samson (Delilah's too busy to post)

Samson (Delilah's too busy to post)

The situation detailed in Zanni's post is simply disgraceful.

If there was a job there that needed to be done then he should have been paid for doing it. How can an employer expect to receive free labour like that and how can his benefits be stopped under those circumstances.
I think that he would stand to gain a fair amount if he got in touch with a decent lawyer.
Samson (Delilah's too busy to post)
4th Nov 14 22:05

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NEVER FEED TROLLS

NEVER FEED TROLLS

MARMALADE

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SILLY BOY .
NEVER FEED TROLLS
4th Nov 14 20:22

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marmalade

marmalade

@Dead and buried - I think this is inhumane - not every one of these individuals are criminal. However, I do believe they should be given food tokens, instead of their Giro cheques, so the children at least can eat, as it's not their fault that their parents are feckless. Also, anyone on handouts should be offered free sterilization, from age 16 onward, and problem families need to be closely monitered and the children taken for adoption at soonest opportunity - there are many couples who can't have their own children, but are decent and law-abiding - it would give these 'ghetto kids' a fair chance in life, and they would see how normal, decent people live, and adopt this attitude as their own.
marmalade
4th Nov 14 20:02

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Zanni

Zanni

This is one of your "scroungers" - a man let go and who then is told he has to go back to work for the same company for just his unemployment benefits or be punished by being sanctioned. Forced labour in other words.

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/nov/03/dwp-benefits-electrician-work-placement-labour

"A man who was let go at the end of a temporary job has been ordered by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to work for the same firm for six months without pay.

Electronics specialist John McArthur, now unemployed, says he is living off 16p tins of spaghetti and without heating after being sanctioned by a jobcentre for refusing to work unpaid for LAMH Recycle in Motherwell, a Scottish social enterprise.

He says he was happy to work for LAMH under the now-defunct future jobs fund for the minimum wage in 2010-2011, but refuses on principle to do the same job unpaid.

...the DWP stopped his unemployment benefit until January as punishment for his refusal to go on the 26-week community work placement (CWP)."

The companies and charities get paid by the government for each person placed with them on these community work placements so this is a way to further undermine powerless working class people who now are not even allowed to work for minimum wage.

This is the reality of "working for benefits". Instead of the "employee" being paid benefits and the "employer" being paid to take them on, the worker should be paid a wage for their work, with the self respect and dignity that entails.
Zanni
4th Nov 14 19:31

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Dead and Buried

Dead and Buried

Scroungers should all be put into camps and forced to work.
Dead and Buried
4th Nov 14 10:40

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Dave

Dave

If there was no benefits system, 'these leeches' would be at your door. Think it through...
Dave
3rd Nov 14 18:28

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Dave

Dave

I think all of these people sound "genuinely unemployed" whatever that means. But try not to think in stereotypes, it wastes brain power. If you are genuinely interested in cutting public expenditure consider this; 100 jobs at wonga is positive on paper for this government however the social damage these jobs will cause will eventually cost the government more to sort out by people not coping with overwhelming debt. In considering the whole picture of social good, claiming benefits might actually be seen as a not only a moral, but infact an economically sensible direction to take in shaping a socially just society...
Dave
3rd Nov 14 16:52

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Mr Angry

Mr Angry

Ho Ho the British scroungers are getting upset because the romanians are in on the scam. Don't knock it you lazy C@nts they make you one step up on the evolutionary ladder!!
Mr Angry
5th Oct 14 21:47

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Bulldog

Bulldog

Ten MILLION families to lose £500 under Osborne plan to freeze benefits for two years as he unveils £25billion in extra cuts

DOES THAT MEAN THE EASTERN EUROPEANS WILL HAVE THEIR BENEFITS FROZEN & THE COUNCIL HOUSES THEY HAVE BEEN GIVEN WILL BE HANDED BACK TO THE BRITISH ....?

Time for a quick exit to him and his toff mates !
Bulldog
29th Sep 14 19:37

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Bulldog

Bulldog

Now UN sparks fury after launching human rights investigation into Britain's disability benefit reforms
UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has opened probe
Will check if there has been 'grave violations' of rights of disabled people
MPs tonight branded the investigation 'politically motivated'
Earlier this year a group of UN 'ambassadors' attacked UK welfare reforms

Mr Smith will soon be leaving the building with his puppet mate David , rotten twits the pair of them failing the public !
Bulldog
27th Aug 14 21:55

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Bulldog

Bulldog

Now the wannabe model who had NHS b00b job gets £6,000 of cabs on the taxpayer because she gets too much 'hate' on the bus - and says we should be GRATEFUL it's not private hire cars

WHAT A FCUKING JOKE ,PEOPLE UNABLE TO FIGHT THE SYSTEM WITH NEW LAWS TO ESA & JSA AND THIS SCUM BAG GETS IT ON A PLATE !
Bulldog
23rd Jun 14 18:26

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Bulldog

Bulldog

Tragedy of Liverpool mum who died penniless after her benefits stopped

A mum-of-one suffering from severe mental illness died without any money after her disability benefits dried up.

VOTE DAVID OUT ASAP !
VOTE IAN DUNCAN SMITH OUT ASAP !
Bulldog
11th Jun 14 23:27

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