Ben­e­fi­ciary bash

South Waikato News - - NEWS/OPINION -

I would like to re­spond to the lo­cal MP’s col­umn in South Waikato News 12/09/12 ‘‘Ben­e­fits cut for failed drug test’’.

The Na­tional gov­ern­ment’s de­sire to change the wel­fare sys­tem is, in my opin­ion, an­other chance to ‘‘ben­e­fi­ciary bash’’. Mrs Upston and her ilk seem to en­joy their con­stant threat of get­ting the big stick out to use on ben­e­fi­cia­ries that have been in­vei­gled or led by

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