Welfare reform


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Welfare reform

The UK Coalition government set out its plan for what is being claimed as the most radical reform of welfare benefits since the beginning of the ‘welfare state’. The aim is to simplify the benefit system while setting strict conditions for the continued receipt of benefits. The reforms will consolidate the various forms of benefit and support into a new, single universal benefit. The specific changes include:

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