Welfare Reform Bill

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Jason Cortez
Joined: 14-11-04
May 15 2007 09:16
Welfare Reform Bill

The innocuously-titled Welfare Reform Bill received Royal Assent on the 3rd of May, 2007. The Labour government has sold it as 'helping those who have not been helped before',[1] but claimants are worried that this is simply a drive to 'help' the ill off benefits in order to force them into low paid jobs, which many of them are too ill to perform. Full story here