Archbishop of Canterbury's warning over welfare changes

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The Archbishop of Canterbury has said that planned welfare changes could drive people "into a downward spiral of uncertainty, even despair".

Long-term benefit claimants could be forced to do manual labour under proposals to be outlined by Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith.

He is due to outline plans for four-week placements doing jobs like gardening and litter clearing.

But Dr Rowan Williams told The Andrew Peach Show on BBC WM why he is anxious about the plans.

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