Happy Christmas

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  1. jonna

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  2. Sartios

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    No one forced the idiot to have 3 kids.... great role model for her kids, they will grow up to be spongers just like her.

    Siobhan says: "I am sick and tired of people with jobs moaning because I am on benefits.

    I wonder why? because she is sitting doing F*** all whilst taking my tax money whilst I work my ass off, kids these days haven't got a clue about what it means to work and make a living for yourself.

    £3200 for kids at xmas, A lot of hard working people can't even afford to do that.

    "I deserve to stay at home"

    Disgrace! the working class don't deserve to pay your taxes whilst you sit on your ass doing nothing.

    "I had big plans for my career but I accidentally fell pregnant and motherhood became my life"

    Accidentally 3 times?
     
  3. logiciel

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    If she really does "work 24/7 as a mother" then her income should be a wage from the state, not benefits.
    It's a much better and more valuable job than many that the state pays for.
    On the other hand that amount on presents is obscene.
    "A lot of hard working people can't even afford to do that" should read "have more sense than to do that".
     
  4. mjn

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    Games consoles for 3 children under 5?
     
  5. Ian J

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    Where do the tabloids get these stories from and are they genuine or is it a smooth talking journalist putting words into her mouth
     
  6. Badger0-0

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    Well, it's the Stun isn't it? :rolleyes:

    Some people smoke or drink, she saves £10-20 a week for Xmas.
    It's her choice imo, but no doubt some would like to see out of work people with vouchers and nothing to spend.

    Just to counter this sort of thing, I read an article in the Mirror today that said a survey said many families at the lower end of the scale plan to spend less than £180 on presents, food and drink.
    With lots of people saying they would give shoes or clothes to their kids.
    And the very bottom end not even spending £100.

    Don't fall for this type of stuff, it's nothing like typical.
     
  7. Citizen J

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    "I was a great student at school and had big dreams. I got three As and two Bs in my GCSEs and went on to get an NVQ in childcare with the aim to set up my own business."


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  8. Badger0-0

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    I'll bet the fee she got for the story was probably in the region of £3200 :)
     
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    if she did work 24/7 then she would be dead .....
     
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    Get over yourself, have you not had enough sweeping generalisations for one day?
     
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    Welcome to Cornwall:smashin: I can remember that estate unless I am mistaken and 80% of callouts used to be people without electricity, yet they seemed to have plenty of cigs and alcohol. The mysterious cause of their electricity loss? not topping up their payg meter.
     
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    I did worse than that at school, now I have a degree and I'm working in a large engineering firm. Grades arent everything :)

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    And thats the problem
     
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    The mind boggles
     
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    Wheres Clarkson when you need him?!!
     
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    Don't read my comments if you don't like them, this is a discussion forum.

    :mad:
     
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    You can't beat those kind of photos with a laptop, 'new stuff' and a smug expression!

    ahh, so the tax payer is not really paying for all of it then...good to see the money lenders, lending responsibly.....
     
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    Indeed I agree. But when someone says they did great on their GCSE's, achieving three As and two Bs is not what I had in mind.
     
  18. GAZBEROTTEN

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    The government can stop her benefit now since she admits she refuses to work when she can. Even if a job paid her the same shes refusing that?

    By the way this is sickening and not fair on the tax payer if enough presure was put on the government she can be refered onto the work programe which is a mandatory requirement for every job seeker to do.

    At least get her on a work placement as i know the Department Of Work and Pensions have the powers to do that. And if she is on JSA part of her agrement is to proactively seek employment. She isnt doing that sitting at home when there are courses availible for her to do.

    Come coalition get her into work and stop letting her live of the state you have enough grounds to apply a doubht on her bennefits. If its income support shes on i know they can get a doubht on this since all she is doing is looking after her kids. At the very least make her pay for a child minder so she will have no excuse to not go onto a course or get back into work.
     
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    This is why I think people should have to work for their benefits - there's plenty of socially beneficial tasks people could be doing which would also build up a CV and references/job history.
     
  20. Ian J

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    Are there? Are you referring to the sort of tasks that would put existing workforce out of a job or stop an unemployed person genuinely looking for work from getting a job
     
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    Forgetting the fact she's on benefits, she says she borrowed £1,500 and still owes £1,100 after one year and is then piling more on top? She sounds like an utter moron to me.
     
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    I have my doubts about this story (it's in that arse rag for a start) ... the bit about always getting a new credit card seems a bit of a tall tale, they're just not issued that loosely these days

    EDIT ... as well as the fact that she's putting her benefits at risk with some of the stuff she says; and if she's been paid for the story, surely that will also be investigated/declared/affect her benefits £ for £. This is just a perfect story for its gullible serious readers ... too good to be true.
     
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    Balls to the fact that she is on benefits. Spending that much on the kids at Christmas doesn't mean that she will have a 'Good Christmas'. Her kids may be little terrors who make life hell most days & won't be any different at Christmas.
    With the cost of child care & her being a single mum I actually expect that the reason she doesn't work is that she won't be able to earn enough to pay for childcare + put food on the table but the benefits system is broken to a point where you can earn enough from it happily live without working & have enough cash left over to splash some about.
    This is typical tabloid trash just published to try and stir some anger. What a waste of ink and paper.
     
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    She's just paid off that credit card debt by selling her sole to the devil (The Sun) with this bag of crap story.
     
  25. jonna

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    I can understand the need for a benefit system, what i can't get my head round is the amount of money that is being handed out when the country is financially struggling. In the Suns example this case equates to over £18000 a year.
     

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    Doesn't matter about the debt either. She can just build it up, declare herself bankrupt and start all over again.:(

    Similar situation next door to my father-in-law. He's retired and disabled so obviously on support but pays his way as much as possible. Next door, young girl with 3 kids from different fathers, she says to him she's pregnant again - why? so she can get a bigger house from the council! Makes my blood boil.:mad:
     
  27. Ian J

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    Anyone who has been declared bankrupt is unlikely to be granted credit for at least six years after coming out of bankrupcy
     
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    I just hope that people don't read this and think "I must go out and spend 3 grand on my family Christmas". She'll do whatever she pleases with her finances, but to state she's doing it so her kids don't get picked on is poor justification and short sighted. I suspect appearing in this publication will do more harm to her kids than only spending a fraction of that budget would ever do.
     
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    Bit of a harsh statment, i know some of us do fall under this category though
     
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    Im sure the questioning was a bit suspect, i can imagine..

    Q: Do you think kids get bullied? Yes
    Q: Would you like your kids to get bullied? No
    Q: Do you like to buy your kids christmas presents? Yes

    The Sun - little bit way, little be whoosh....
     

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