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Welfare under the Tories
« on: 20 Apr 2015 11:15PM »
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Re: Welfare under the Tories
« Reply #1 on: 21 Apr 2015 08:40PM »
Thank you, Prabhakari, that was an interesting article.

I found the final image, OBR Chart 4.5, to be particularly telling. It essentially shows that welfare reform has had no effect whatsoever on ESA/IB expenditure in the end. Years of stress and suffering imposed on claimants for absolutely no reason.

In fact, one could easily make a case that achieving no savings whatsoever, whilst spending money on changing the system, constitutes a net waste of taxpayers' money.