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Benefits Britain: Life on the Dole

Series 2-Episode 9

Series 2-Episode 9

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People who have had their benefits cut or withheld since tougher sanctions began in October 2012, including Terry, whose payments were stopped after his partner clocked up more than 24 hours in one week in her job as a care worker. Other people featured include an aspiring rapper left with £3 a day to live on, a single mother-of-three who blames her jobless state on being overweight, and a former stripper who decides to move to Spain when he is threatened with being reassessed.

Cast & Crew

Executive Producer Bob Jefford
Executive Producer Jacqui Wilson
Series Producer Jules Seymour


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