Benefits for those who can't work.SINCE I started writing my column, I have never had a reaction quite like it.
Last week seemed to really have hit a nerve with both sides of the argument over the benefits system. Many people writing to me, ringing me and stopping me in the street, to discuss it. Lots agreeing with me over the comment I made about people who won't get out of bed for just an extra pounds 20. One person told me the work ethic work ethic
A set of values based on the moral virtues of hard work and diligence.
a belief in the moral value of work and training in fast food restaurants is superb, they worked in one and even shy people Shy People is a critically-acclaimed 1987 American drama about two branches of a family that reunite with tragic results, starring Barbara Hershey, Jill Clayburgh, and Martha Plimpton. were brought out of their shell. Many people said to me you're always having a go at the benefits system. When I challenged them to ask how do we sort the mess out, the attitude they took - I'm alright Jack Alright Jack is a UK slang term used to indicate that a person, or company, has no need to make changes to their existing behaviour - even if these changes would be beneficial to someone else, or would have a chance (although not a certainty) of being beneficial to the person or , let the next generation worry about it. Another point that made me laugh, all the foreigners coming over here taking our jobs - according to people they were all Polish. I think there are 27 sovereign states where people can freely move around to work, so why is it always the Polish? What happened to Italians, Chinese, French - the list goes on. I stand by what I said, the system was put in place to help people, not for people that want to opt out of work because they can't be bothered!