What is fairness? What is poverty? Policy Exchange asks the voters...

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Synopsis

"SUPPORT FOR SPECIFIC POLICY MEASURES

• By 80% to 13% there is agreement that “people who have been out of work for 12 months or more, who are physically and mentally capable of undertaking a job, should be required to do community work in return for their state benefits.”

• 49% of respondents back the idea that claimants who break their jobseekers agreement should lose half or more of their benefits.  21% backed the idea that they should lose all their benefits “regardless of the hardship it would cause”."

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