Thursday, February 17, 2011
The proposal which would have involved a 10% cut to benefit levels to tenants who had been unemployed for over 1 year was scrapped after 'Old Cleggy' voiced concerns that such changes would act as a disincentive for landlords to let to unemployed tenants in areas of high unemployment.
From a landlord letting to unemployed tenants this has to be good news. As a citizen who feels the state has created an underclass of benefit seeking scroungers. I can't see how this will help reverse the situation. Nick what ever happened to tough love!
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