PM set to act on ‘feckless families’
Hundreds of thousands of young people could be stripped of housing benefit and forced to live with their parents as part of a new welfare crackdown signalled by David Cameron.
The prime minister insisted the system was giving the wrong incentives and urged action to prevent feckless families relying on handouts. The comments come before a keynote speech on welfare Mr Cameron delivers this week. Measures under consideration include:
Scrapping £1.8billion in housing benefits to under 25s, worth an average £90 a week, forcing them to support themselves or live with parents instead.
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