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7 arguments against the benefits cap

This post is something of a re-tread for me: here I was back in January 2012 explaining why the benefits cap is unfair. That was quite a long, discursive post. The idea is that this will be a much more … Continue reading

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Why the benefits cap is unfair

On the face of it, the idea of limiting the maximum amount any family can receive from benefits to £26,000 per year seems eminently fair; this is, after all, the median household income after tax.  Iain Duncan Smith, the Secretary … Continue reading

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