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Benefits claimants are shortchanged by £5bn a year, says thinktank

Reposted from the Guardian Society Benefits claimants are being shortchanged, says the Demos thinktank. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images Millions of benefit claimants – who as a group fail to receive £5bn a year that they are due from the … Continue reading

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Iain Duncan Smith ‘targeting seriously ill claimants’ in benefits overhaul Nearly 550,000 people currently considered too sick to work face losing financial support if radical changes go ahead

Daniel Boffey, policy editor The Observer, Saturday 23 November 2013 20.30 GMT Jump to comments (359) Iain Duncan Smith is said to be unhappy with the length of time seriously ill people are claiming benefit under the WRAG system. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters … Continue reading

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