PSRE Rich and Poor in UK Society

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Minimum Wage
Minimum amount of money you are allowed to be paid- set by the government
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Child Benefit
Amount of money paid to your mother to help them raise you- everyone gets this
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National State Pension
Amount of money paid to you once you reach the age of retirement, given every week
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Disability Allowance
Paid to people who need care or have disabilities
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Jobseekers Allowance
Money paid to the unemployed if they are actively looking for work
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Counselling and Advice
Government run jobcenters which help give people advice and find work
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Education and Training
Government offers training courses and education courses to help people to get work
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Causes of Poverty, Unemployment, and Homelessness in Britain
Poor education, born into a poor family, drug addiction, illness-unable to work, gambling and gambling addiction, debt, laziness (indolence), bereavement and depression.
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Causes of Wealth in Britain
Born into a wealthy family, inheritance, being a celebrity, investing money in successful business, hard work and successful career, succesful gambling, being a CE or fat cat, owning a company
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OXFAM
Campaign to make people aware of poverty in the UK, involved in local projects to help the poor
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THE BIG ISSUE
Magazine that raises money for the homeless, sellers get to keep half of the money they make from selling magazines, gives the homeless counselling and advice
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The government should care for the poor
Pay taxes to them so they should help the poor, its their responsibility to care for the weakest in society
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The family should care for the poor
it their responsibility to look after their own, if they have money taxpayers shouldnt help
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Charities should care for the poor
its the reason they are set up, the government can spend money elsewhere like on healthcare
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Chief executives should earn huge salaries
they've done well so deserve it, they will leave if they arent, they earn it as they have a lot of responsibility
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Chief executives shouldnt earn huge salaries
they work no harder than others in the company, no one needs that much money
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We should have a national lottery
entertainment and people enjoy it, makes some people rich, raises money for charities
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It is right to have a minimum wage
makes sure workers get paid fairly so cant be exploited, makes sure families know how much money is coming in each month
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It isnt right to have a minimum wage
its low and isnt enough to live on, costs some companies too much money
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The government shouldnt care for the poor
shouldnt use taxpayers money, people just try to get as many benefits as possible-"milk the system"
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The family shouldnt care for the poor
has no money to help, everyone should help
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Charities shouldnt care for the poor
dont have enough money to help all the poor
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Card 2

Front

Amount of money paid to your mother to help them raise you- everyone gets this

Back

Child Benefit

Card 3

Front

Amount of money paid to you once you reach the age of retirement, given every week

Back

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Card 4

Front

Paid to people who need care or have disabilities

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Money paid to the unemployed if they are actively looking for work

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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