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Cameron’s Broken Britain…

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David Cameron pledged his government would “turn around the lives of the 120,000 most troubled families” by the next election as he said his broken society analysis is “back at the top of my political agenda.

I’m not satisfied that we’re doing all we can. I want us to look at toughening up the conditions for those who are out of work and receiving benefits … and speeding up our efforts to get all those who can work back to work.”

Typical Tory, get tough on the poorest in society. I have seen people who are mentally ill refused benefits that they are entitled to. Is that fair? Is it right that the medical examinations should be done by a foreign company? (more…)


Frugal Friday | Percentages

Money - Seeing the future

Fuel poverty

Fuel poverty is considered to be when you spend more than 10% of your net income on gas and electricity. It’s worth checking just what percentage of your income is spent on fuel. The same applies to telecommunications, including television, it seems the average is between 2% and 5%. Housing is the highest at up to  50%  normally. Rents are rising and privately rented homes being the most expensive. The government is forcing up rents for social housing and so that will mean less money being spent in the shops over the next year at least. (more…)