Peter Hoskin

A Freud’s-eye view

Just to recommend David Freud’s comment piece in the Times today.  You’ll read few clearer explications of the welfare dependency problem and of the reforms enshrined in today’s White Paper.  In spite of Freud’s role as a government adviser, he even hints at one of the more malignant Brownies*: the willful shifting of claimants off JobSeekers’ Allowance and on to incapacity benefit (“…about 2.6

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