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George Osborne unveils 'work for benefits' plan

The long-term unemployed will have to undertake work placements in return for their benefits, under new rules unveiled by George Osborne at the Conservative Party conference.

From April, people who are jobless after being on the work programme will face three options, including community work, or risk losing their benefits altogether.

Ben Wright reports.

  • 30 Sep 2013
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