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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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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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Government promises more support for Coalition parties with special needs

The work and pensions secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, has announced an overhaul of the services available to support small political parties with special needs, in an effort to lift more than 70 Liberal Democrats out of a costly, complex and bureaucratic nightmare of compromise and despair.

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2011
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