In 2011 the level of public spending on the welfare state by the British Government accounted for £113.1 billion, or 16% of government. By 2020 welfare spending will rise to 1/3rd of all spending making it the largest expense followed by housing benefit, council tax benefit, benefits to the unemployed, and benefits to people with low incomes.
I think there should be fewer restrictions on the access to Public Assistance such as Welfare Programs. There are people who barely make enough money as is and are told by Social Services that they make too much to qualify. Moving the poverty line doesn't do a damn thing when costs are rising.
More, it should supplement not replace a working income, the benefits should be capped, no illegal immigrants should have any access to it, and there should be weekly drug testing. Yes, I said weekly, because if you don't have a job, theoretically you have lots of time.
Do not give Medicaid and welfare to illegals, and the Orthodox Jewish community. They have a dozen kids and say they are not married, but they are married, by their Rabbi’s. Fraud and it costs my township millions of taxpayer dollars.
Depends on the vote of the majority of people but major conflict should end in complete compromise for all sides and people of every social class should personally group fund these issues if they really believe in them instead of relying solely on The Government to make it happen. Basically charity.
Cut more. Make them train for work; get jobs and be reliable in full time jobs. They are known to call off work so they don't lose their welfare. Restrict benefits to only legal citizens. Drug tests. Increase to elderly and those with provable, real disabilities. Too many faking disability and playing the system.
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