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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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Father of 10 gives government ‘benefit holiday’

finding that supporting his family requires a bit of a stretchDarren Peacock, 28, today announced his intention to give the coalition government a bit of breathing space by giving them a benefit holiday while he is on ‘an 18-month business trip’.

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Posted: Jan 25th, 2012
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Changes to Nobility Living Allowance mean dozens could miss out

The Government has announced a significant change to the Nobility Living Allowance eligibility criteria which could mean literally eleven aristocratic families lose the benefit.

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Posted: Feb 3rd, 2011
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Mother of four found living in Britain’s most expensive palace rent-free

It has been revealed that a mother of four and her immigrant Greek partner have been living rent-free at a highly-prestigious address for a total of 57 years.

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Posted: Nov 9th, 2010
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