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Mother of nine who claims 38,000 in benefits to receive 1,400 more after falling pregnant again
The Daily Mail ^ | April 24, 2014 | Amanda Williams

Posted on 04/25/2014 9:14:44 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

A mother-of-nine who claims £38,000 a year in handouts and demanded a bigger council house for her huge family is pregnant again - this time with twins.

Cheryl Prudham, 32, and her husband Robert, 29, are set to receive at least a further £1,400 in handouts when the baby girls arrive.

Mrs Prudham said she will 'not be made to feel guilty' for having children' as she and her husband both work part-time.

Last year the couple, from Sittingbourne, Kent - who were living in a three-bedroom council house at the time - said they were entitled to a bigger house, because they both work part-time.

Eventually the couple were able to arrange a house swap and they moved to a £200,000 property, also in Kent, the Sun reports.

But the expectant mother is still not happy with the swap - organised via Facebook with a family looking to downsize - because she had to move away from her preferred area of Sittingbourne.

She admits her huge brood were not especially planned because she and her husband do not like using contraception.

Speaking after her bid for a new house last year, she said: 'In the past I have been on contraception but I got pregnant with the coil and the pill just doesn't settle well with me.

'We don't use condoms and me and Rob have never talked about it.

'I did rely on benefits before but I am motivated to be more than a mother.'

And she admitted: 'I was surprised by the cost of our kids in the end.'

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: cherylprudham; childabuse; entitlements; moochers; robertprudham; ungland; welfare
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1 posted on 04/25/2014 9:14:45 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Full title:

Mother of nine who claims £38,000 in benefits to receive £1,400 more after falling pregnant again with TWINS... but says she doesn’t feel ‘guilty’


2 posted on 04/25/2014 9:15:17 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

DecaMom.


3 posted on 04/25/2014 9:16:08 AM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the Seals of Extortion 17 - and God Bless America)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Maybe the City should just buy them a big screen TV and tell them to get another hobby...


4 posted on 04/25/2014 9:19:16 AM PDT by Gman
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Surprised at the cost of the kids?? Why? You’re not paying for them — productive British taxpayers are.


5 posted on 04/25/2014 9:19:20 AM PDT by Bob
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

This is selfishness and gluttony. Entitled to others paying for your large, ever-increasing brood. Look at the lessons those kids are learning, they’ll wind up being like mom and dad.


6 posted on 04/25/2014 9:20:08 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Falling Pregnant, those Brits are so funny.

Honey! ...I've fallen pregnant and can't get up!

7 posted on 04/25/2014 9:21:00 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Secret Agent Man

Not only that, she wants control of what neighborhood she lives in yet doesn’t want to be the one footing the bill.


8 posted on 04/25/2014 9:23:29 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

The only surprising thing in this story is that they are not Muslim. I would bet that there are many, many large Muslim families in Britain on the dole.


9 posted on 04/25/2014 9:23:46 AM PDT by iowamark (I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Is it THAT hard to avoid sex?

There are tons of wanting spouses here in the U.S. that can give you pointers.


10 posted on 04/25/2014 9:24:54 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: iowamark

But it’s not allowed to criticize those families.


11 posted on 04/25/2014 9:25:41 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Demanding their fellow countrymen give them a bigger home and more money. ...they are entitled,they say.

12 posted on 04/25/2014 9:25:52 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

“Honey! ...I’ve fallen pregnant and can’t get up!”

Not to worry, Ducky, I’ll get off ya now.


13 posted on 04/25/2014 9:26:32 AM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: TexasCajun

” - - - Falling Pregnant, those Brits are so funny.
Honey! ...I’ve fallen pregnant and can’t get up! - - - “

The Merry old England expression “Falling Pregnant” usually means that the woman fell on her back, nine months before.

“Getting up” is the man’s problem.


14 posted on 04/25/2014 9:29:03 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: iowamark
That's probably the reason this got past the censors because their surname doesn't sound Muslim.

There are two ways to raise large broods successfully even with modest means: (a)everybody works and pitches in or (b)do the kids and a deserving couple a favor and adopt them out.

If she's unwilling to take (a), then she ought to be compelled to take (b).

15 posted on 04/25/2014 9:29:17 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Title):" Mother of nine who claims £38,000 in benefits to receive £1,400 more after falling pregnant again"

Do you mean that she fell down on somebody's "Mr. Winkie " ??
Any other bruises , other than pregnancy ?
Oh the Whorrers of it all.. now she is elligible for disability too !!

16 posted on 04/25/2014 9:30:47 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
The couple both recently started working 20 hours per week a week as carers. Neither pays any income tax because their earnings fall below the minimum threshold - earning them just under £1,400 a month.

They then receive £400 child tax credits, topped up by £70 working tax credits, and their £123 a week rent is footed by the council.

They already reportedly receive £7,326 a year in child benefit.


What a SCAM. A few hours of work a week and all is paid for. This is happening here too, and if the progressive disease isn't eradicated it will reach levels we cannot dream of. I am tired of working anywhere from 40 to 80 hours a week only to subsidize vermin like this.
17 posted on 04/25/2014 9:30:59 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: TexasCajun

+1


18 posted on 04/25/2014 9:31:36 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: TexasCajun
Oliver Wendell Holmes may have been on to something.
19 posted on 04/25/2014 9:34:36 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (This is known as "bad luck". - Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
From the article):" 'We don't use condoms and me and Rob have never talked about it. "

Obviously ,.. they don't do much talking , or not enough talking !

20 posted on 04/25/2014 9:34:48 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
I'm all for the be fruitful and multiply stuff but I don't believe there's anything in there about ‘at your neighbor's expense’.
21 posted on 04/25/2014 9:35:08 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Not much different than us, really.


22 posted on 04/25/2014 9:35:17 AM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Ain’t socialism grand?


23 posted on 04/25/2014 9:36:21 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: TexasCajun
Oliver Wendell Holmes may have been on to something.
24 posted on 04/25/2014 9:36:32 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (This is known as "bad luck". - Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Whatever’s going on here obviously has nothing to do with race and would affect any group of people the same way...


25 posted on 04/25/2014 9:37:19 AM PDT by varmintman
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

>She admits her huge brood were not especially planned because she and her husband do not like using contraception.

Wonderful. More welfare babies pinched off and added to the public teat. Why not get your plumbing neutered if you refuse to prevent adding more load to the overtaxed public?


26 posted on 04/25/2014 9:41:29 AM PDT by soycd
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To: Bob

Nothing wrong with big families....after all native Europeans are at risk of being outbred by Third-Worlders.

But perhaps those who wish to raise such a large brood would be better off in a more rural environment where the costs of raising children would be much lower.


27 posted on 04/25/2014 9:41:33 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: TexasCajun

Shouldn’t we be happy at least the children weren’t aborted?


28 posted on 04/25/2014 9:42:27 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Ungland... the only shock is it's not a bunch of goathumpers...
29 posted on 04/25/2014 9:44:41 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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Well, they are a bunch of cute kids, but all ten of them are learning at an early age how to live on government handouts. Perhaps they’ll all grow up to have ten kids apiece…and on and on.


30 posted on 04/25/2014 9:47:26 AM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: dfwgator
Shouldn’t we be happy at least the children weren’t aborted?

More importantly, I'm sure the children are happy they weren't aborted.

31 posted on 04/25/2014 9:49:30 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Veto!

Perhaps they’d make a better impression if the husband wore something other than a wife-beater.


32 posted on 04/25/2014 9:53:47 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: TexasCajun
They demand a bigger house, but I doubt England's taxpayers don't pay for FREE Tattoos.

The dad can afford tattoos but not a house?

33 posted on 04/25/2014 9:54:23 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Is she Mexican?.


34 posted on 04/25/2014 9:54:38 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: dfwgator
There's nothing wrong with big families... that you can afford to raise without forced taxpayer "assistance".
35 posted on 04/25/2014 9:57:31 AM PDT by Bob
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Yes, let’s have native families have their 1.2 children per household while Muslims breed like rabbits.


36 posted on 04/25/2014 9:59:06 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Bob

Do you agree to the per child tax credit that we have currently?

I agree with it to a point, and that point is where you pay $0.
No one should get back more in their income tax return than they paid in.


37 posted on 04/25/2014 10:00:55 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

My mother’s grandmother and grandfather raised 11 children at the turn of the 19th century. One died in infancy. Back in those days the women stayed home and the men worked, and there were no modern convinces. They made it. My grandma never had her own new pair of shoes until she married. Most of her clothes were hand me downs, even her wedding dress was borrowed.

Mom and grandmother could never understand this constant consumption today of consumer goods. I guess I’ve inherited it too. I’m as low maintenance, cheap date as they come. A cup of coffee and a night looking t the stars is ideal.


38 posted on 04/25/2014 10:01:24 AM PDT by Gefn (All good kitties go to the Rainbow Bridge;Holly 2/1999-12/2013)
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To: Veto!
"Perhaps they’ll all grow up to have ten kids apiece…and on and on."

Idiocracy was a pre-emptive documentary


39 posted on 04/25/2014 10:06:36 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
What's with all the negativity about a large(ish) family? When I was growing up in a rural area, such families were very common. Fail away about the welfare system -- but, please don't criticize big families per se.
40 posted on 04/25/2014 10:08:38 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: dfwgator

Are you being deliberately obtuse? Big families are fine with me — as long as you don’t force taxpayers to support them. Multi-generational welfare is not a good thing.


41 posted on 04/25/2014 10:12:54 AM PDT by Bob
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

I hear you. I’m torn on this.

I think the mother and husband should look for cheaper living arrangements, and be willing to accept that. But it would also be best at least if the mother stays at home and not work...And if it means they get some taxpayer support, fine.

Frankly, they are willing to take on a burden, that other “hipsters” are unwilling to do. Meanwhile native Brits one day will find themselves as a minority in their own country and wonder, “What the Hell happened?”


42 posted on 04/25/2014 10:14:01 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Black Agnes

There’s nothing to criticize them FOR

The only problem here is that the government here, and in Britain, gives them money

They should say no

All the so called low govt ers on this site should stay out of it as well. Quit feeding into the birth control sick sick mentality

And criticize the government her and everyone else enabling this puke of a man to have sex with a woman when he’s incapable of supporting and providing for the outcome

Take away this fraction of a man’s ability to do so starting with this stupid woman allowing a man with no sense nor means of provider ship and u have no reason to call for killing the babies


43 posted on 04/25/2014 10:14:40 AM PDT by stanne
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To: MrB

A tax “credit” that exceeds what you’ve paid in isn’t a tax credit at all. It’s a stealth welfare payment.


44 posted on 04/25/2014 10:15:49 AM PDT by Bob
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To: Bob

Can you see that far into the future? How do you know those children won’t grow up to become productive citizens?

One way to guarantee that they will be “wards of the state” is to force both parents to work to support the children, without a stay at home parent.

As I stated, cheaper living arrangements should be found for them, they should make no demands on where they should live, if it is on others’ dime.


45 posted on 04/25/2014 10:17:18 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

I’m not looking at the future. I’m looking at the results of the past sixty or so years of welfare spending right here in the US.


46 posted on 04/25/2014 10:25:34 AM PDT by Bob
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To: Bob

The good news is you don’t have to pay for them, they’re British.


47 posted on 04/25/2014 10:26:11 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: stanne

I meant critize the muslim famlies doing the same thing.

You won’t be seeing any msm hit pieces on THOSE families. It might hurt their widdle feelings and stuff.

At least the kids in this family are British.


48 posted on 04/25/2014 10:29:05 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: TexasCajun

I thought the same thing. LOL I love some of the Brits expressions.


49 posted on 04/25/2014 10:29:38 AM PDT by defconw (Well now what?)
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To: Black Agnes

Muslim men are not noted for screwing around sitting around and taking taking and taking like western men have grown to do since the inception of birth control and women’s consequential putting up with every stupid lazy excuse for their idiot boyfriends to expect them to use birth control because these animalistic males have no intention of living like civilized humans and taking taking taking while being allowed by everyone ESP birth control
To treat women like sex objects

If Muslims latch on to this mentality they are stupid but this is a western notion


50 posted on 04/25/2014 10:36:58 AM PDT by stanne
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