Means Testing

Perform robust means testing to provide assistance to those people across society who really need it.

Stop giving freebies to all pensioners carte blache as most are comforyable and many are very wealthy. Just becasue you are old does not make you poor.

Stop free bus fares cart balnche to all pensioners.

Stop free BBC licence cart blanche to all pensioners.

 

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Why the contribution is important

As above

by GavinIOMGov on May 12, 2017 at 04:24PM

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  • Posted by dpfellows May 12, 2017 at 16:43

    Not just pensioners but means test all benefits being paid by taxpayers.
  • Posted by phoenix May 14, 2017 at 14:06

    If we all knew and felt reassured that benefits were justified and deserved, we'd stop moaning about them!
    Receipt of undeserved social benefit is surely a crime as it's taking taxpayers' money under false pretences. Penalties however would need to be work related ( i.e.a contribution) not an expensive period in prison!
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