Thursday, September 19, 2013

JK Rowling attacks government as out of touch with poor people

JK Rowling has said the government is out of touch with poor people and should focus on helping them into work rather than stigmatising them and hitting them with more cuts.
Writing in her role as president of the single parent support group Gingerbread, the Harry Potter author criticised the coalition's welfare reforms and the characterisation of people as either strivers or skivers