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Benefit sanctions 'forcing people to sleep rough'

A survey of 1,000 homeless people by the charity Crisis has found that benefit sanctions are affecting vulnerable people most of all.

Labour says the report is a clear indictment of a broken sanctions regime.

But ministers insist the report is misleading and that it is highly unlikely that any homeless person would be sanctioned.

Mark Easton reports.

  • 10 Dec 2015
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