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MBL: Coronavirus and claiming benefits

A lot of people are being forced to rely on benefits due to coronavirus, but who’s eligible, what’s available and how do you go about applying for them?

Many people are having to claim benefits for the first time due to coronavirus. Paul Lewis and guests find out how some people have found this experience. Was it clear how to claim? Did you find the rules easy to understand? Have you got your money yet? Is it enough? What other help is out there?

Guests: Victoria Todd from Low Income Tax Reform Group and Will Hadwen, a welfare rights advisor with Working Families.

Email: moneybox@bbc.co.uk

Producer: Alex Lewis and Ben Carter
Editor: Emma Rippon

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  • Wed 29 Apr 2020 15:00

The Death of Retirement

The Death of Retirement

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