Polly Toynbee

Columnist, Guardian

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Polly Toynbee is a Guardian columnist, formerly BBC social affairs editor. Her latest book, with David Walker is The Verdict - Did Labour Change Britain?

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@davidleigh3 Sour grapes from UK press. Every paper wld've grabbed Snowden if offered.Wld be right wing libertarian issue 4 Tel/Sun/Times
RT @CllrHowardAllen: Help to Work is a costly way of punishing jobless via @PollyToynbee gu.com/p/3zev8/tw Don't call them the 'Nasty …
@CorriganPaul @jdportes @SpinningHugo Not clear-cut cases.Work more productive than benefits:best give them job if no-one else will.
@CorriganPaul @jdportes @SpinningHugo But what about those in any society w mental/other probs no employer will take on?
RT @commentisfree: Help to Work is a costly way of punishing the jobless, writes @PollyToynbee gu.com/p/3zev8/tw
RT @skieurope1: Workfare doesn't work! RT @commentisfree: Help to Work is a costly way of punishing the jobless, writes @PollyToynbee http:…
@CorriganPaul @jdportes @SpinningHugo You mean pay them less the longer out of work and the more desperate? Or more? Best to give them a job
RT @Christiansvcuts: @pollytoynbee points out cruelty & waste of misnamed "Help to Work" scheme - theguardian.com/commentisfree/… Churches must refu…
@CorriganPaul @jdportes @SpinningHugo Jobless after 3 years DWP progs may never find kind employer. Best let the state fund min wage jobs
RT @imajsaclaimant: Help to Work is a costly way of punishing the jobless | Polly Toynbee gu.com/p/3zev8 #mwa #workfare
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