The Daily Express says ministers rejected a controversial court ruling yesterday by insisting the jobless must still look for work if they want to receive state benefits. Full story >>
A shirker is someone who avoids doing something they should do, especially because they are too lazy. Discipline in the company was strict and no one shirked. • A Treasury minister has warned the Conservative Party not to divide the British people into “shirkers and strivers” as it defends the Government’s squeeze on the welfare budget.