Jonathan Powell's lessons from history on welfare reform


Jonathan Powell, the former chief of staff to Tony Blair, on how Labour handled welfare reform and whether George Osborne can handle it any better.

He discusses the roles of Harriet Harman, Gordon Brown and Frank Field under Labour's charge.

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