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'Cruel' benefits system must be overhauled

7 November 2018

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The Work and Pensions Select Committee has now joined the list of agencies, including the National Audit Office, The Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Trussell Trust, who point out that benefits sanctions are 'pointless and cruel'.

See the University’s News Centre for Professor Peter Taylor-Gooby’s reponse to an MPs report criticising benefit sanction schemes.



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