Please stop treating me like an idiot. I know enough NOT to get all snarly at the thought of a family claiming Income Support with 3 or more kids, because I know that many of those people lost work in this recession AFTER the children were born. I know that 25 does not mean you have not contributed, it can mean you have contributed for 9 years!. I know that Housing benefit provides and emergency net for women (and sometimes men) who are being abused by their partner. I know that very many people claiming Housing Benefit are employed taxpayers claiming only part of the amount.
I know that the problem with housing benefit is that you (and your predecessors) allowed a situation where someone earning a wage needs state help to cover the rent. That is the big problem here, but you are too cowardly to address that as too many BTL Landlords vote Tory.
Yours in hope of being treated like an adult,
Peachy, over 25 years old, who left home at 24 and was in Ft work and living with her partner.
'It doesn't affect me' is not the same as 'it isn't wrong'.