Dear readers, first they came for the obese, then they came for the addicts, and then they came for the teenagers.
David Cameron’s latest announcement, reports tomorrow’s Telegraph, will be that
those aged between 18 and 21 who have not had a job for six months will be barred from claiming benefit unless they agree to start an apprenticeship or complete community work.
They will be required to do 30 hours a week of work in the community which can include making meals for older people, working in local parks or cleaning up war memorials.
Cameron will go on to say
“What these young people need is work experience and the order and discipline of turning up for work each day. So a Conservative government would require them to do daily community work from the very start of their claim, as well as searching for work.”
Readers, I can…
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