It’s not Welfare, it’s Benefits

From Argotina
THIS post is the Absolute truth – Something the Tories Can not Understand, or more likely CHOOSE Not To?!!

Benefit tales

It’s not Welfare, its Benefits. We have all paid National Insurance. Insurance policies give benefits. Welfare sounds like its some sort of charity, it isn’t. Its the benefits of insurance that we have paid into all our lives. So what if you have been unable to work all your life because you are disabled, are bringing up small children, become unemployed, become disabled, or get too old to work. Those who are lucky enough to be able to pay in from our salaries were (and are, mostly) happy to share those benefits with you. There but for the grace of god go I, etc.

The Tories are very clever with language. It’s not ‘Workfare’ (or compulsory unpaid work), its ‘Mandatory Work Activity’. Its not ‘Incapacity Benefit’, its ‘Employment and Support Allowance’. It’s not ‘Compulsory Work Training’, its ‘Work Related Activities’. They want us to call it welfare because they want…

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One thought on “It’s not Welfare, it’s Benefits

  1. The state pension is called a benefit, when it is a contribution pension that happened to be paid to government.

    But government is within laws laid down since 1993, to not pay you a penny of state pension by changes in law so NIL state pension for life.

    This is what is happening with the flat rate state pension,
    that threatens huge numbers of men and women with NIL STATE PENSION FOR LIFE.

    See why at end of my petition, in my WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT section, at:


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