Dave Says Philpott Case Raises Welfare Questions

The PM has backed Osborne’s decision to come out and ask why the taxpayer subsidised kid killer Mick Philpott’s feckless lifestyle yesterday:

“I think what George Osborne said was absolutely right. He said that Mr Philpott was the one to blame for his crimes, that he should be held responsible, but what the Chancellor went on to say is we should ask some wider questions about our welfare system, how much it costs and the signals that it sends and we do want to make clear that welfare is there to help people – it shouldn’t be there as a lifestyle choice.”

Quite…

Via @sophyridgesky



Tip offs: 0709 284 0531
team@Order-order.com

Quote of the Day

John McDonnell tells the Gallery/Lobby lunch what the priest told him to do…

‘He persuaded me to do this. He said you need to soften your image. So do Mumsnet and do this…. I’m trying to soften my image.’

Sponsors

Guidogram: Sign up

Subscribe to the most succinct 7 days a week daily email read by thousands of Westminster insiders.
Downing Street to Gary Gibbon Downing Street to Gary Gibbon
BBC Flagship Shows Still Have Remain Panel Bias BBC Flagship Shows Still Have Remain Panel Bias