Substantial reform necessary for bloated welfare system

Mark Littlewood appears on BBC Radio Wales

Mark Littlewood appeared on BBC Radio Wales to discuss reforms to the UK welfare system.

Mr Littlewood stated that the welfare bill will be £200bn next year costing the average household more than £8000. This bill has approximately doubled over the last ten to fifteen years to little effect indicating that "throwing large amounts of money at poverty relief" is not a sensible solution.

Regarding the removal of spare bedroom subsidies, Mark Littlewood went on to argue that the principle of the policy should be applauded. Mr Littlewood did state, however, that if welfare was organised more at a local level then individual issues could be resolved more effectively and fairly.

Listen to the full programme here. Segment begins at 37.40.

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