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Prime minister adds to “benefit scrounger” rhetoric aimed at claimants of incapacity benefit.

What: David Cameron tells the Tory party conference: “If you really cannot work, we will always look after you. But if you can work, and refuse to work, we will not let you live off the hard work of others.”

Why significant: The government continuing to craft public acceptance for impending cuts and reforms.


'David Cameron's speech in full', BBC News, 2010