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shaming a mum for buying Christmas presents 17 Dec 2017 10:09 #5342

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15 DECEMBER 2017
Everything The Sun didn’t tell you when shaming a mum for buying Christmas presents
The tabloid has run a story criticising a mother on benefits for spending money on her children.


As sure as the seasons change, tabloids run stories shaming low-income families for spending money. And Christmas is the prime time of year for it.

Today the Sun has run a front page (headline: “Yule Pay”) slamming Claire Young for saving up her benefits to buy Christmas presents for her six children. She cannot work due to illness, her partner cares for her full-time, and so they rely on benefits for their family income.

“Benefits mum splurges £2,000 on 66 presents for her six kids and YULE PAY!” screams its splash, accompanying a picture of “gift-mad” Claire holding wrapped presents, and a report full of judgement about her family and financial situation.

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