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Uncovering the human cost of the changes to Wales's benefits system. This edition focuses on Bridgend-born Will Thomas's year-long battle for financial support following an injury.

Series uncovering the human cost of the changes to the benefits system in Wales. Bridgend-born Will Thomas was airlifted back to the UK with serious injuries. Penniless and on crutches, he was told he couldn't claim any benefits at all. Cameras follow his year-long battle to get financial support. Young Valleys couple Iolanda and Michael have their benefits sanctioned, their money cut and they struggle to cope. But it's even tougher for them when Iolanda finally gets a job. The couple's benefits stop, and they have to survive for four weeks with just £80 to pay all their bills.

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 27 Jul 2016 22:45


Role Contributor
Producer Chris Rushton
Director Chris Rushton
Director Tracy Harris
Producer Tracy Harris


  • Mon 15 Feb 2016 22:40
  • Wed 27 Jul 2016 22:45