Against Welfare Cuts, but for a reduction in Welfare Spending

PoliticalSift

Tory supporters & right wingers presume that by opposing welfare cuts, we are advocating more welfare spending, that we support – ‘taking money from hard working tax payers to give handouts to lazy, workshy welfare dependent scroungers.’

But the truth is that we oppose welfare cuts for two main reasons – Firstly, & most importantly, we oppose welfare cuts because of the devastating affects they have had & will have on societies most vulnerable, we want to ensure that people are protected & receive the support they need.

Secondly – we oppose welfare cuts because nothing has been done or is being done to tackle the causes of & need for welfare. We advocate the reduction of & in some cases complete removal of welfare spending in areas such as housing benefit & working tax, but without it affecting those that receive it.

To do this we need to tackle…

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