Benefits System

Benefits System

1. See: Social Security.

2. A predominately British term for welfare programs.
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CHANGES to the benefits system could see 130,000 children in the West Midlands lose their free school meals, it has been claimed.
The benefits system in Britain was not working as it should in 2010, and in 2020 it will be more dysfunctional still.
Contract awarded for 10 to 11 upgrade for academy revenus and benefits system
But the bald truth is that the Government are starving people on to the breadline with a malign and arbitrary application of sanctions which undermines the credibility of the benefits system.
Advice on what to do about the new benefits system can be obtained from the Citizens Advice Bureau (citizensadvice.
I AGREE with reader John M that the benefits system stinks and that feckless women and other people are paid large amounts of money to breed children and are then "feather-bedded" by the benefits system.
WORK and pensions secretary Ian Duncan Smith said welfare reforms required a 'huge cultural change' ' within Government and for those trapped in a benefits system.
ABROKEN benefits system is causing people to turn to food banks, an aspiring Conservative politician has said.
The Government said the level of fraud and error in the benefits system was lower than three years ago, with falls in areas such as JOBSEEKERs' allowance and income support.
Eastern European migrants are being offered expert help to illegally drain the UK benefits system, according to the Daily Mail.
Changes in the benefits system mean millions of pounds may be lost from the local economy.
OUR "unsustainable" benefits system makes people workshy, former Labour minister Lord Hutton claimed yesterday.