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“Vote For Us! We Despise You!” – Tory Conference was a Parade of Privilege

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Wallison Wed 02-Oct-13 23:16:51

If you think that's 'revolting', then it's you who need to 'get out more', I would suggest. I can be much more 'revolting' than that with barely a flicker of effort when it comes to this govt.

ttosca Wed 02-Oct-13 23:12:13

> A slow and painful death? Really? You need to get out more. What a revolting thing to say.

Tell it to the families of the thousands of people who are dead because of his nasty sociopathic policies.

MrJudgeyPants Wed 02-Oct-13 22:48:21

Nice, very classy!

telsa Wed 02-Oct-13 22:19:40

Slow and painful too good for him and his cronies.

Cosmos123 Wed 02-Oct-13 21:51:46

Well a slow and painful death is what most people will suffer when they finished screwing up the NHS.

And Closed as many A&Es as quickly as possible.

Chipstick10 Wed 02-Oct-13 21:20:33

A slow and painful death? Really? You need to get out more. What a revolting thing to say.

Wallison Wed 02-Oct-13 21:10:54

No more 'something for nothing', eh? Just remind me where Osborne got his millions from, or indeed how Cameron funds his lifestyle? Because like bollocks have either of them ever worked for it, the fat-faced fucks.

ttosca Wed 02-Oct-13 21:09:10

IDS is easily the vilest man in politics at the moment.

I really loath that man with an intense passion. He deserves to die a slow and painful death for all the misery, suffering and death he has caused people.

NicholasTeakozy Wed 02-Oct-13 20:16:25

In a cabinet of idiots IDS stands out as easily the thickest and greediest of them all. When asked if when he was unemployed whether picking litter would've helped him back into work he replied "no". How come it's supposed to be so different to the millions now unemployed? Oh, it doesn't matter, as long as his corporate mates get their workforce for nowt.

Chipstick10 Wed 02-Oct-13 20:03:14

Are you for real.? Seriously. Ben Elton in the 80's.

ttosca Wed 02-Oct-13 17:58:47

The Conservative Party Conference ‘For Hardworking People’, promised to end the ‘something for nothing culture’. A quick look at those men and women delivering such nonsensical speeches belies a party of the privileged few, hectoring the struggling majority for suffering the effects of their own economic policies. The 2013 Conference will be remembered as a parade of privilege where a group of unworthy individuals said to the British public: “Vote for us! We Despise You!”

Iain Duncan Smith – The Freeloader


The Secretary of State for the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), Iain Duncan Smith adopted a withering tone for his speech.

“Alongside what we have already done with the mandatory work programme and our tougher sanctions regime, this marks the end of the something-for-nothing culture,” he told the conference.

Duncan-Smith certainly has expanded the mandatory work programme, or workfare. It was revealed that these programmes resulted in just one in ten users finding work. The figure for those finding work with no intervention at all is one in three. Therefore, the government has spent £5bn of public money to achieve results worse than doing nothing at all. Yet, rather than resigning in shame – he is heralding a success that does not exist and expanding the failed programmes.

Meanwhile, disabled people face eviction over his Bedroom Tax, his welfare cuts have seen homelessness rise 31% in England and 62% in London in recent years, and 10,600 sick and severely disabled people have died while undergoing ‘work capability assessments’ by Atos seeking to weed out purported benefit cheats. All this pain when just 0.7% of benefit claims are fraudulent, this is the DWPs own figure. To put this in perspective, administrative error costs the department twice as much each year.

In short, Duncan-Smith’s policies do not work, and his assertion of widespread fraudulent benefit abuse simply does not exist. He may, however, be projecting his own abuse of taxpayer money onto the tax paying public.

Duncan-Smith lives rent free in a £2m country estate owned by his aristocratic father in law. Whilst claiming he could live happily on the £53 a week some unemployed job seekers receive, he has claimed £39 on expenses for his breakfast.

In the Betsy Gate scandal of 2001, it was revealed that the tax payer was paying £15,000 a year for Duncan-Smith’s wife to become his ‘diary secretary’.

Duncan Smith currently costs the tax payer a whopping £134, 565 in salary and expenses.

It would not be unfair to suggest that Iain Duncan-Smith has fully availed himself of the financial support available from both the taxpayer and his patron father in law. Perhaps then it is small wonder that he does not recognise the culture of hard work for meagre reward faced by majority of the population.


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