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Michael Portillo: It has lured people into dependency

Duration: 01:38

Benefits have led to the discouragement amongst some people to work at all, luring them into dependency.

Available since: Tue 27 Nov 2012

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The State of Welfare

What now for the welfare state, 70 years after the Beveridge report?

First broadcast: 27 Nov 2012

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