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Under-25s to get work credits as incentives to get jobs

8 June 2012 Last updated at 15:51 BST

The minister for welfare reform has announced new incentives to help young people get into work.

Lord Freud's universal credits will be available to under-25s who are in work, as a way of showing that work will always pay more than benefits.

BBC Radio 5 live Wake Up To Money asked Gary Vaux, the head of money advice at Herfordshire County Council, if this was a way of tackling the problem of youth unemployment.

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