The poorest households received just 32% of benefits in 2010, a study from the left-leaning...

|By:, SA News Editor

The poorest households received just 32% of benefits in 2010, a study from the left-leaning Center on Budget & Policy Priorities finds. The middle classes received almost 60% and top earners 10%. The safety net has also become "much more work-based" via cuts in traditional welfare and greater benefits for working families.