Benefits reform explained after MPs raise concerns


A committee of MPs has raised concerns about government plans to radically overhaul the benefits system.

The work and pensions select committee says next year's planned reform could leave many disabled people worse off and many households with rent arrears.

Paul Lewis, the presenter of Radio 4's Money Box, explains some of the concerns that have been highlighted.

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