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Vulnerable children and jobs for the long-term unemployed

What more should be being done to ensure the lessons are learned in the wake of the death of 4 year old Hamzah Khan? His mother Amanda Hutton was sentenced to 15 years for starving him to death.

And in his party conference speech, David Cameron declared that bold action was needed to prevent it being possible to leave school, sign on, find a flat, start claiming housing benefit and opt for a life on benefits. So how would you 'nag' the long term unemployed into work?

Your thoughts welcome. Call 03700 100 444. E-mail anyanswers@bbc.co.uk, tweet using the hashtag BBCAQ, text 84844.

The presenter is Julian Worricker. The producer is Alex Lewis.

28 minutes

Last on

Sat 5 Oct 2013 14:00
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