A Job to Get Work

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Duration: 29 minutes

With the government promising a welfare revolution, getting people off benefits and into work, Panorama visits the seaside resort of Rhyl in North Wales. In some parts of the town, nearly half of the adult population are on benefits.

The programme follows the real life stories of some of the unemployed there, and asks the government whether this battle can really be won.

  • Welsh town wades in on government welfare to work plan

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    In West Rhyl, half of all adults are out of work. Panorama's Vivian White asked residents for their thoughts on the Coalition government's new plans to get the long term unemployed off welfare and into work.


Vivian White
Vivian White


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