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- However, in spite of popular hostility to scroungers, the evidence suggests that the proportion of the poor in modern Britain is similar to that of the past.
- She wants everyone to know she is not a scrounger and that life in Britain for a newly arrived asylum seeker is a struggle.
- Others will envisage a scrounger eager to take advantage of state benefits.
- Yes, there are scroungers, layabouts, bad parents, but they are not limited to teenagers, or single mothers, but come in all sexes, ages, shapes, sizes and races.
- With a similar system to Australia, most of these people wouldn't get into our country, weeding out criminals, drug dealers and social security scroungers.
- MPs, councillors and all their cronies are nothing more than scroungers, spongers, parasites.
- Public attitudes can quite clearly be changed - but not by legislation which reinforces the notion that refugees are scroungers trying to rip us off.
- Some try to demonise all who seek a new life in this country as work-shy scroungers intent only on getting their slice of ‘soft-touch’ Britain's welfare state.
- We're not scroungers, just trying to do the best for our children.
- This may be because the complicated, lengthy claim forms confuse many people or perhaps they are scared to claim benefits for fear they will be labelled as scroungers.
- She has certainly carved out a comfortable career for herself - as a complete scrounger.
- This report decried the rise of begging in the resort, and was headlined: ‘The homeless and the scroungers mar genteel Bournemouth's image’.
- He would be regaling his friends for years with stories about welfare scroungers driving late-model saloon cars: ‘I seen it with me own eyes -’
- And I have known more dole scroungers who refuse to work than I care to think about.
- But I can tell you this: they are not throwing their money around on scroungers.
- It is strange, in fact, that the perception of immigrants as unproductive scroungers has had such staying power.
- Though he can't suffer bores, scroungers and pseudo-intellectuals, he finds it very difficult to say ‘no’ to anyone.
- Underlying the Tories' agenda is the hidden assumption that immigration is bad: that immigrants are a bunch of scroungers who want to live off the fat of the land we have created.
- I feel like a bit of a scrounger complaining but people over 60 are due their allowance and we haven't got it.