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JK Rowling attacks government as out of touch with poor people

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JK Rowling attacks government as out of touch with poor people

Harry Potter author criticises ‘skivers v strivers’ rhetoric and calls on coalition to help people into work instead of imposing cuts
JK Rowling
JK Rowling – a struggling single mother when she wrote the first Harry Potter book – called for investment to help single parents work their way out of poverty. Photograph: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP

JK Rowling has said the government is out of touch with poor people and should focus on helping them into work rather than stigmatising them and hitting them with more cuts.

Writing in her role as president of the single parent support group Gingerbread, the Harry Potter author criticised the coalition’s welfare reforms and the characterisation of people as either strivers or skivers. …

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/sep/18/jk-rowling-government-poor-people

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