Well this Nottinghamshire Deputy Headteacher thinks so.
Probably a bit unfair to castigate or demonise a whole group of people who may be living their lives in the way they do for specific reasons. However, there is an awful lot of truth in what he says.
His message will of course fall on deaf ears in liberal circles purely because of the language used.
But of course a large residual group of the population in constant need of the state's assistance is what makes the Labour Party tick. If such people didn't exist then there would be no jobs, no grants, and no sinecures for their supporters.