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Workers on the Breadline

Millions of British workers are being paid too little to live on and some are on such low wages they cannot afford to eat properly. Richard Bilton meets workers on the breadline.

Millions of British workers are being paid too little to live on - and some are on such low wages they can't afford to eat properly. Reporter Richard Bilton meets workers on the breadline who only get by because of big handouts from the government. These benefits for the low paid are now costing taxpayers £28 billion a year, so why do so many British workers find it impossible to pay their own way?

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 13 Oct 2014 01:10

Credits

Role Contributor
Reporter Richard Bilton
Producer Richard Cookson
Executive Producer Andrew Head
Editor Ceri Thomas

Broadcasts

  • Mon 6 Oct 2014 20:30
  • Mon 6 Oct 2014 23:40
  • Thu 9 Oct 2014 04:30
  • Fri 10 Oct 2014 00:25
  • Fri 10 Oct 2014 00:55
  • Mon 13 Oct 2014 01:10