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Paralympic lions plan to catch benefit cheats

Sources at the Department for Work and Pensions have confirmed rumoured plans to release wild lions into Paralympic venues to catch out benefit cheats.

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Posted: Aug 31st, 2012
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Government raises maximum welfare benefit cap to £33,000,000

The maximum amount a family can receive in welfare benefits a year has been raised to £33 million, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has announced.

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Posted: Jul 3rd, 2012
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Big Society ‘staying in watching TV’

‘The concept can’t even get off the ground if half the population are sitting on their arse at home watching the Jeremy Kyle Show.’

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Posted: Feb 6th, 2012
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Claimants to wear benefit caps

The Government’s flagship Welfare Reform Bill has suffered a series of defeats in the House of Lords, but Work & Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has vowed to press on with plans to force poor people to wear benefits caps.

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Posted: Feb 1st, 2012
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Woman’s promotion finally allows family ‘to eat like benefits claimants’

Widowed mum-of-two Angela Sophes is celebrating a promotion and pay rise that at last covers her family’s cost of living.

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Posted: Jan 27th, 2012
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