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Social security advisers have warned Iain Duncan Smith,
the Work and Pensions Secretary, that part of his welfare reforms
is unworkable. This is according to reports in The Observer
and The Independent yesterday.
The Social Security Advisory Committee has
strongly criticised plans to require part-time staff to try and
obtain more work or lose their benefits. It says that this is
unrealistic in the current economic climate.
Universal Credit is set to replace several working-age benefits
starting in 2013.
Read the Turn2us Universal Credit information
The Observer (link opens in a new window) and
The Independent (link opens in a new window)
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