Disability no bar to working
I WAS disappointed with your paper s choice of needy subjects (November 26) to highlight the need for more social housing in the area, a need that is indeed becoming more acute, but only for those who find themselves in a situation through no fault of t
I WAS disappointed with your paper's choice of 'needy subjects' (November 26) to highlight the need for more social housing in the area, a need that is indeed becoming more acute, but only for those who find themselves in a situation through no fault of their own.
Mr Hampton stated that he had been on the waiting list for two years, yet he had two children in this time.
In respect of Mr Murgatroyd, my own father was born with a curvature of the spine but that did not stop him from serving as ground crew with the RAF in 1945 nor stop him from being a bus driver for 25 years in the days before power-assisted steering. If he felt his house was unsuitable for bringing up more than one child, why did he father two further children after the birth of his son?
The only thing your article did was once again highlight a section of the population who fail to take responsibility for their own predicament and blame the state for not providing everything they need, when it could have been used to show people in real need due to the economic downturn.
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