Sociology

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The Price of Benefits

Sarah Best

21st February 2017

What should people on welfare spend their money on? This is a question raised from an interview with a woman who spent her Christmas bonus from her benefits (of £10) on two bottles of Prosecco.

READ: What’s wrong with spending your benefits on prosecco? Nothing

This Morning: Mother Wants to Thank Taxpayers for Her Benefit-Funded Christmas!

A good article and video that could form an interesting and possibly heightened debate in your Sociology class!

Links could be made to the New Right perspective, Marxism and the ‘Work, Poverty and Welfare’ topic (Year 1) specifically.

Sarah Best

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