Jonathan Pie Tears Into Theresa May And The Tories


He says: “While the rest of the world was watching a half-human, half-apricot on the road to the White House, Theresa May was smuggling through one her most insidious policies yet.

“This benefit cap thing, she may as well save herself the bother and turf thousands of families out on the streets.

“I suppose May thinks this will encourage people to find work because all poor people are lazy proles aren’t they.”

And in continues in much the same vein.

Unions accused the government of “chilling callousness” over the tougher new benefit cap that came into force just months after Theresa May promised to give everyone “the chance to be all they want to be”.

The GMB on Monday said the prime minister had unleashed a “monstrous” assault on struggling families that will “shatter the life chances” of the poorest children.

The annual limit on welfare payments to unemployed households drops from £26,000 to £20,000 everywhere outside Greater London. In Greater London the new cap is set at £23,000 for families and £15,410 for single people without children, which falls to £13,400 across the UK.

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