hi i am new to this site and am already fed up of people slating "typical council and benefit families",i am a private tenant and have 4 children and a wonderful boyfriend and father,but sadly we are both ill,we want to go back to work but have been told by the job centre that we would be better off on benefits,some people have no choice to be on benefits.so please before those who have lost jobs or what have you slate people on benefits just spare a thought thanks Sad