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Has there been an over-reaction to Howard Flight's comments on benefits?

This is what the newly nominated Tory peer said yesterday:

"We're going to have a system where the middle classes are discouraged from breeding because it's jolly expensive, but for those on benefit there is every incentive"

Apart from questions about the word BREEDING - was there anything WRONG with what he said -- or did he over-step the mark?

Nicky Campbell hears the views of many callers who agree with Howard Flight - and columnist and author Polly Toynbee, who thinks he got it wrong.

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Fri 26 Nov 2010 09:00

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