As someone with an unhealthy appetite for policy documents and a desire for more people to be politically engaged, I’m torn between thinking that these are obviously a good idea and rolling on the floor laughing like a smug overeducated git.
We want to help people to get a job and to do well in that job. We also want to look after those people who need a lot of help.
We do not want to give less help to people who really need it. But we need to make sure we are helping the right people.
But first we want people to tell us what they think about these changes. This is called a consultation.
I’m very concerned that the government may be trying to encourage less well-off people to spend their newly earned wages down the pub. I’m also worried that most of the people seem to have been doing so much coke that their entire noses, not just their septums, have been eroded.