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Welfare Reform on the Web (August 2002): Social Security - UK - New Deal


N Watt

The Guardian, Jun 10 2002, p. 1

The Prime Minister shall announce a big increase in the controversial Job Centre plus system, where claimants are derived benefit if they refuse offers of work. The 56 existing centres are to be extended to a further 50 towns and centers by next April. The move will consolidate labours "work-first approach to benefits".

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