Britain's generous benefits system is “unfit for purpose” and must be scrapped, the Government was told last night. Research reveals that most Britons think the £208billion-a-year welfare state is broken. It must be replaced with tough measures to end the “something for nothing” life enjoyed by many, according to a substantial majority of those taking part in a poll. And a key change would be a crackdown on migrants – with newcomers made to wait a year before they can claim any handouts. Full story >>
A scrounger is someone who gets things, especially money or food, by asking for them instead of buying them or working for them. • Benefits scrounger Mike Blake needs to wake up to reality and get a job.