Hardship payments for the jobless are to be axed amid fears they are wasted on booze, fags and holidays.
Iain Duncan Smith will unveil plans this week to replace the handouts with a loan in a fresh welfare crackdown.
The Work and Pensions Secretary wants all claimants to prove they are in genuine need. They will have to pay back any money they get once they are in work.
But Mr Duncan Smith believes the cash is being frittered away instead of being used to pay bills and other essentials.
How very dare the unemployed want alcohol, cigarettes, holidays, or to eat out!