"Unemployed people convicted of crimes should receive tougher sentences than those with full-time jobs or caring responsibilities, a leading Tory MP will say today.
They will call for an overhaul of community sentencing to enable courts to mete out tougher punishments for the jobless on the grounds that they have more time on their hands."
Awful and shocking, isn't it? A sign of how the Tories just love to kick people when they are down.
Except that it isn't a Tory MP saying this. It's a Labour MP, John Denham, chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee. You can read the rest here.