Notebook showing benefits and rent totals
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Benefits cap 'will hit families'

28 February 2013 Last updated at 19:25 GMT

It is a month until the government's benefits cap comes into force, under which no out-of-work family will receive more in benefits than the average annual income.

But campaigners say the £26,000-a-year cap, equivalent to £500 a week, means many families will suffer.

Alison Holt reports.