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Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Feb 14, 2014. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Data based on 30-day moving average to reduce daily variance from traffic sources. Totals may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
Learn more about Welfare
In 2011 the level of public spending on the welfare state by the British Government accounted for £113.1 billion, or 16% of government. By 2020 welfare spending will rise to 1/3rd of all spending making it the largest expense followed by housing benefit, council tax benefit, benefits to the unemployed, and benefits to people with low incomes. See recent welfare news
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Refine the benefits system to give automatic entitlement like Canada and remove three systems out of the governments departments. That way both sides benefits . Remove child benefit which can be sent to eu countries. 5 years ago from a Conservative in Sheffield
We need to move towards a unified system, some kind of version of a Basic Income scheme. 5 years ago from a Liberal Democrat in Edinburgh
Everyone should have worked & paid into the system before allowing any claims with the exception of the people who are ill or disabled. No Input then no Output. You try going to another country and ask for benefits... good luck with that one. 5 years ago from a Conservative in Livingston
There should be jobs created so that no-one sits on benefits for longer than a couple of months. 5 years ago from a UKIP in Cupar
More should be done to create and encourage creation of meaningful productive industry/employment to reduce the huge numbers reliant on social security. 5 years ago from a Green in Dundee
Benefits should be appropriate to afford people the ability to feed, house and cloth themselves, without providing for luxury items. Rents paid to Landlords should be capped and they should not be allowed to have people live in squalor. 5 years ago from a SNP in Johnstone
Replace working income for those with genuine health issues which mean they cannot work (with signed doctor approval), otherwise more reform so it supplements a working income. 5 years ago from a Conservative in Reading
Loopholes should be closed but for those legitimately claiming it doesn't provide enough support, but should never replace a working income. 5 years ago from a Green in Liverpool
The state should put more emphasis on channelling the funds to the one in need and eliminate system abusers . 5 years ago from a Green in London