So social housing tenants may be evicted if their finances are "deemed to have improved enough".Tories really do believe the root of benefit dependency is the "over-generosity" of the system. So even within their own terms this latest attack on the welfare state makes no sense. What's going on?
In other words if tenants get a job and come off benefits they'll stand to lose their home.
Not what I call an incentive. How lucky we are to have a government made up of thinkers of genius.
TW, North Yorks
Tuesday, 23 November 2010
spEak You're bRanes does a fine job of sending up the most absurd comments found on BBC's Have Your Say and the soon-to-be-switched-off Ceefax teletext service. But very occasionally a diamond shines out among the bigoted rough. This one, from yesterday's letters' page, skewers the Tories' latest plans on council housing: