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'Serious problems' with new benefits system


Sick or disabled people are being denied the benefits they are entitled to as a result of changes to the benefits system, a BBC investigation has found.

The changes were introduced to try and encourage people to work.

Paul Gregg, Professor of Economics at the Centre for Market and Public Organisation at the University of Bristol, examines why the changes to benefits system are failing.

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