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What a lot of horse… manure this woman talks!
Labour went out of its way to be the party that doesn’t support people on benefits – or at least, that’s how it felt to the people in question. It’s one of the reasons the party lost the general election.
When millions of sick and disabled people are telling Labour the work capability assessment regime that Labour imposed is rubbish, and Labour refuses to even offer to make changes, it’s no surprise that Labour lost the people’s confidence.
“Labour was seen as supporting ‘people on benefits’ but not those who ‘work hard’.
She said: “It doesn’t matter how many leaflets you deliver if the message is not right.”
The fact is, Labour wasn’t seen as supporting “people on benefits”.
People on benefits saw very clearly that Labour politicians were only interested in supporting themselves.
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