Leunig, Tim (2012) The proposed benefit cap for those out of work means that government expects people to live on 62p per day. British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.
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The Welfare Reform Bill is to be debated by the House of Lords later today. One of its most controversial features is a benefit cap of £26,000 for those out of work. Tim Leunig takes a close look at what this cap will mean in reality for those on benefits, and finds that people could be left with as little as 62p per day after basic expenses.
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