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IDS: Cameron 'posing question' about welfare

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David Cameron is set to call for a wider debate about welfare, arguing the current system promotes a "something for nothing" culture of entitlement.

In a speech in Kent, the prime minister will say that many of his ideas for change are for the next Conservative manifesto not the coalition government.

Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith says the coalition is currently engaged in "possibly the most radical and wide-ranging welfare reform in a generation".

Speaking to the Today presenter Evan Davis, he said the prime minister's speech would be "posing the question" as to what degree a person should have an automatic right to housing below the age of 25.


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