Would you work or claim benefit?MoneySaving Poll Results

Poll Started 15 February 2010:

Would you work even if it meant LESS income?

If you were unemployed, struggling on benefits and were offered a job, but taking it resulted in LESS overall income (assuming no other likely prospects), would you:


A. Iím single: Take the job2,337 votes (16 %)
B. Iím single: Stick on benefits2,201 votes (15 %)
C. Iím in a couple (no kids): Take the job2,551 votes (17 %)
D. Iím in a couple (no kids): Stick on benefits1,799 votes (12 %)
E. Iíve got dependent kids: Take the job2,300 votes (16 %)
F. Iíve got dependent kids: Stick on benefits3,426 votes (23 %)

                   14,614 votes received.

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