More mollycoddling for layabouts!

#2
Girls like Leah, a 16-year-old living in Barking. She is a former Neet who estranged from her parents and spent years mixing with drug users and prostitutes.

Now she has a GCSE and is making her first steps towards a normal life. "If this hadn't fixed my head up when I did, I'd probably be dead and lying in my grave."
It could be worse, she could be not dead and lying in her grave. Either option is fine by me.
 
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#3
Siobhan is a "Neet", a Government term for 16- to 19-year-olds not in education, employment or training. When I told Siobhan she was a Neet, she asked if it was the same thing as being a "chav".
Yup, I’d have to say that Neet sounds like a PC words for chav to me.

Neets are 20 times more likely to commit a crime and 22 times more likely to be a teenage mum. It's estimated there are 150,000 of them in the UK and [B[they cost the taxpayer an extra £100,000 over the course of their lifetime.[/B]
From that description neets are definitely chav scum.

Bournemouth College thinks it has the answer - bribes, or what it calls incentives. This summer it has run a 14-week course for Neets. The teenagers taking part get £50 a week, free lunches, free travel, and a £100 bonus and a free iPod if they complete the course.
Now that is outrageous, why should these chavs be paid to get an education?
I studied hard and gained a good education off my own back, now I’m a contributing member of society, where’s my free iPod? Why are the lazy rewarded?

How’s this for an idea to encourage the lazy to get an education/job.
Take away all their benefits, all of them.
Take away their council house, their unemployment benefits, etc. and then give them the choice of getting off their worthless backsides and supporting themselves or spending their days sleeping on a bench in the local park.

The benefit system is there to help those who cant help themselves, not those who wont help themselves.
 
#4
I'm sure I have a solution to many of our social problems..............subliminal messages on TV.
They could be used on selected programmes such as "Big Brother" and "The X factor" with messages like:-

"Use contraception"

"Get a job/life/haircut"

"You is not gangsta"

Yeh, I know its all a bit Winston Smith, but the irony of using "Big Brother" as a vehicle for state sponsored mind control tickles me.
 
#6
This is wrong wrong wrong.

If they don't want to help themselves fine. Make a system where the idle are not rewarded.

Ie. You want the dole and other benefits fine. Report for working parties 3 hours a day on weekday mornings, 3 hours of betterment in class in teh afternoon.

For every lesson/session missed deduct money from dole. Miss too many and eviction (see just like big brother) simple, cruel and effective. And because it is cruel it is essentially kind.

Why do I have to pay for things I want to do? BSc with OU paid for mainly by myself (£500-600 a course) with help from the army ILC. Various courses over the years like Plumber and fork lift truck driver paid for by me.

Admittedly I haven't touched my ELC yet, waiting for it to turn into £2000!!! but where's my fcuking iPOD!!!
 
#7
chocolate_frog said:
You want the dole and other benefits fine. Report for working parties 3 hours a day on weekday mornings, 3 hours of betterment in class in teh afternoon.
Betterment classes? Do they also get embiggening lectures?
 
#8
Possibly, maybe empowering the mind lessons too.

Or quickening the mental process.

Or larging the memory.
 
#11
Goku said:
The_Cryptkeeper said:
Johnny L - embiggen is a perfectly cromulent word...
:D is there such a thing as too much Simpson’s?? :D
A noble spirit can embiggen even the smallest man.

 
#12
The London borough has been dubbed the UK's "Neet capital", with a quarter of teenagers out of school and without a job....

One policy that is bound to expand is the education maintenance allowance. This gives £30 a week to poor students to carry on their studies.
As far as i was aware the justification for the EMA was to encourage poor students (who would normally be forced to leave school to get a job and a wage) to stay on at school and get better qualifications.

If that is the case, and they intend to expand the policy to tackle the problem of NEET's, then surely their policy is completely flawed!

If these kids can afford to be out of education, employment or training (and dossing at home or on street corners), then how the feck are they going to persuade them to come to school for £30/week when they get more than that on benefits? :roll:

more bullsh1t from the govt who punish achievement and reward failure/laziness in their Quest to better society. :evil:
 
#13
Just think of what can be done if these scrotes are put to work for their wedge like everyone else. Crime figures drop through the floor, no litter on the streets, motorways like autoBahns. What really p1sses me off about these spongers is the sense of entitlement they have to our money. What is more, they become completely dependent on the state to the point where they stop thinking for themselves.

I have friends who work for Cardiff Council taking care of controlling maintenance on council houses. Some of the calls I've heard of include:

1. Tenant phoning up to ask when the council are going to install their Sky dish.
2. Tenant gets new central heating system fitted and rings to complain that it's leaking. Contractor attends to find that the tenant has also put down laminate flooring and put mails through the pipes.
3. Tenant chooses a new front door, provided gratis by you and I (as always) once fitted she calls wanting to have it changed because it's the same as her neighbours.
4. Taxpayer fits £8k of kitchen and bathroom and tenant complains because the extra units (which he demanded) obstruct his view out of the window.
5. Tenant is getting double glazing throughout. Complains that the company (which has to travel from Birmingham to Cardiff) said they'd be there at 0800 and they hadn't shown up by 0815. He states that he lost £130 by not going to work that day and if the Social wasn't paying his rent he'd withhold it. (After a quick set of caclculation they figure that by his account he's on about £40k a year, so they shop him to the benefit fraud people.)

Leeching tw@ts!
 
#15
worked briefly with some of these NEEtS stands for not in education employment or training.
problem is they don't haves the skills even to be a mover
nobody wants to employ them for obvious reasons
college and school don't want them as there not motivated
if somebody wants to work out away of getting through to them lots of people will be very grateful.
getting 46 out of 50 to finish a course is a brilliant piece of work. if they were anything like the young people I worked with sort of like zombies but without the motivation :(
 
#16
Crabtastic wrote

"5. Tenant is getting double glazing throughout. Complains that the company (which has to travel from Birmingham to Cardiff) said they'd be there at 0800 and they hadn't shown up by 0815. He states that he lost £130 by not going to work that day and if the Social wasn't paying his rent he'd withhold it. (After a quick set of caclculation they figure that by his account he's on about £40k a year, so they shop him to the benefit fraud people.)"

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

So funny I fell of my chair!
 

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