On Benefits: Life on the Dole

On Benefits: Life on the Dole

Series 1

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Summary

People who rely on benefits for a place to live, including Aaron and Jamie in Margate who have recently moved into a new flat after a spell living in their car. Despite receiving about £20,000 a year in benefits they are worried about falling behind with the rent and apply for a discretionary housing payment. Plus, West Yorkshire couple Kim and Nathan, who have just set up home for the first time on the £900 a month. They are struggling to eat, however, so Nathan catches some rabbit - upsetting animal-lover Kim.
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