Benefit scroungers are vilified in the press. But who is the real scrounger?
Click the figures below to see how heavily the state supports each group

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Jobseekers
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Pensioners
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Parents
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Business
with bailout (total)
Jobseeker's
allowance costs
the UK £4.91 billion
per year
State pensions
cost the UK
£74.22 billion
per year
Child benefit
costs the UK
£12.22 billion
per year
Subsidies given to
big business in the
UK amounts to £85 billion per year.
Now click here to see the total with bank bailout included
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