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Benefits cap: For and against

15 April 2013 Last updated at 11:24 BST

A government-imposed cap on some benefit payments is beginning in four London boroughs, ahead of a nationwide rollout in July.

Couples and lone parents in Haringey, Enfield, Croydon and Bromley will not receive more than £500 a week while a £350 limit applies to single people.

Jobseeker's allowance, income support, child and housing benefit count towards it, but not disability benefits.

In this video two members of the public in Enfield explain their opposing views on the capping of welfare payouts.