You shouldn't be able to earn more on benefits than in work

Ruth Porter speaks to BBC WM

Ruth Porter discusses the change to housing benefit and how it might affect the West Mindlands. She argues that it is not fair to subsidise those on benefits to live in houses that those on the average wage cannot afford, and that the government is right to put a cap on housing benefit.

Listen to the interview here. (Segment starts at 22.40)

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