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Sink housing benefit policy, Cameron
12:30pm Monday 2nd July 2012 in Readers' Letters
PRIME Minister David Cameron and his happy band of millionaires have announced they will in the near future withdraw all housing benefits to the under 25-year-olds.
I think it’s about time some party, even the hapless Lib Dems, show some backbone and tell this so-called coalition government (which it is not), to think again, as this scheme will throw tens of thousands out on the streets.
I have even had some “right wingers” I know state “it’s about time this rabble were made to pay their way and get off benefits and earn a living”.
It must be said in all societies a proportion of its people do fall into the category of “spongers”. This should not apply to the many thousands of the semiskilled and skilled, who find their factory gates shut, wards being closed, police stations shut, even our own military being informed they are no longer required as we are going to have parttimers.
So I would say to you, Mr Cameron, and indeed most of our past leaders, think what you are doing.
Bring out a far more sensible law to stop immigration tomorrow and deport all the people from overseas who have no right to be here.
To all our long-term immigrants I would say “thanks” for what you have done for HMS Blighty and should we sink with too many on board we would at least go down to Neptune’s pad singing ‘Perhaps Britannia Didn’t Rule the Waves After All’.
God help us.
HUGH CLEVERLY, Eastleigh.
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