No, because if they work more they would need to pay for more childcare which would mean they would be worse off. Also if you work 20 hours a week you lose more money from benefits than you would get by earning for those additional 4 hours. It's not for a lack of wanting.
They can work more than 16hrs a week but they choose not to for whatever reason.
I would like to see those figures without those on zero hour contracts in the figures. I know a few people on them and know people who can't work more than 16 hours because they would lose benefits. These aren't scourgers, these are people trying to live.
May left it to the last minute (actually way after the last minute) to offer to speak to Corbyn and others and said she would only speak to people individually. I would rather remain but if we actually want to do a deal we need everyone around a table including the EU to thrash out a deal. They seem to f***ing about again and not doing anything! We'll go to the EU with a slightly amended offer and ...
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And, there are too many people workking on zero contract hours and too many working only 16hrs a week so in effect we have two and a bit people working a full week.
32.54m people are in work the highest figure since records began. Yet more people need benefits just to survive and more than ever are visisting food banks. There MUST be something wrong.
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