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Tories Trying To Prevent The Poor From ‘Breeding’, Says Labour MP

January 20, 2015

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Reposted from Welfare Weekly

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Veteran Labour MP Michael Meacher has accused the Conservatives of introducing welfare reforms designed to prevent the poor from ‘breeding’.

Writing on his blog, Mr Meacher says:

“Occasionally the mask slips and the truth becomes clear. We had already been told that the Tories planned to limit child benefit to the first two children because it would save money. Then IDS (Iain Duncan Smith) let the cat out of the bag: he said it would promote “behavioural change”. This element in the Tory DNA – that the poor are over-dependent on benefits and should have their breeding excesses curtailed – has quite a history.

“Keith Joseph made a pitch for the Tory leadership in 1974 with this appeal: “A high and rising proportion of children are being born to mothers least fitted to bring children into the world…Some are…

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  1. philipburdekin permalink
    January 20, 2015 10:04 am

    Why does that not suprise me, the evil that comes from the nasty tory party is overwhelming and that’s before Cameron opens ones big lying mouth.

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