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By David Vance On February 24th, 2014

Under Labour, many people discovered that it PAID them NOT to work. Oddly enough, they grew to like this.

BRITAIN’S top benefits scroungers were £300 a week better off on the dole than the average working family before welfare reforms, it has emerged  Figures reveal how 317 households milked the system for a decade because their claims went largely unchallenged. Collectively they were £100,000 a week better off than workers on an average wage of £26,000. Their taxpayer-funded lifestyles were exposed after Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith embarked on a root-and-branch reform of the UK’s complex benefits system. Now handouts to almost 40,000 jobless families have been capped at £500 a week.

That’s still too much in my view but it is at least a start! The fact is that working should not be seen as an option but a necessity. The GREATER the difference in income between the gainfully employed and the idle the better! We have it precisely back to front.

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