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Welfare spending: how Britain outstrips Europe
| 15 Jan 2014
| Joel Gunter and Dan Palmer
Posted on 01/19/2014 2:30:35 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
Welfare spending in Britain has increased faster than almost any other country in Europe since 2000, new figures show.
The cost of unemployment benefits, housing support and pensions as share of the economy has increased by more than a quarter over the past thirteen years growing at a faster rate than in most of the developed world.
Spending has gone up from 18.6 per cent of GDP to 23.7 per cent of GDP an increase of 27 per cent, according to figures from the OECD, the club of most developed nations.
By contrast, the average increase in welfare spending in the OECD was 16 per cent.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Germany; Russia; United Kingdom
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Gonna be a lot of angry looters and moochers when the money runs out.
posted on 01/19/2014 3:32:44 AM PST
by RWB Patriot
("My ability is a value that must be earned and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
the Arabs et.al., are breeding like voles/mice.
(the invasion is continuing as planned..cloward/piven)
bennies for all, pity / d@mn the poor (responsible)
taxpayers but, they voted the Marxists in over
the decades...and we're in the same situation.
posted on 01/19/2014 3:33:33 AM PST
(The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi :-)
To: RWB Patriot
Yes there will be. I’m certain that the rioters though will be the fewer people who are working to pay for these moochers.
posted on 01/19/2014 3:36:40 AM PST
(I am NOT going to force a man to make my dreams come true)
More and more,welfare's becoming a career choice...a *multi-generational* career choice...in the West.And that's *exactly* the way West's Marxist parties want it.
posted on 01/19/2014 4:26:40 AM PST
by Gay State Conservative
(Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
Ungland will soon have a military that consists of one sailor on a sailboard, a one person glider air force and one man army... feh
posted on 01/19/2014 6:22:48 AM PST
(Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
> The cost of unemployment benefits, housing support and pensions as share of the economy has increased ... from 18.6 per cent of GDP to 23.7 per cent of GDP an increase of 27 per cent ... the average increase in welfare spending in the OECD was 16 per cent.
posted on 01/19/2014 7:57:55 AM PST
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