Benefit cuts for training refuseniks branded ineffective

Joe Lepper
Thursday, August 18, 2011

Government plans to cut benefits for claimants who refuse to attend training courses leave families stressed and fail to help jobless parents find work, according to a report.

Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey wants more young people to be encouraged to take on weekend jobs. Picture: Robin Hammond/Icon/posed by model
Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey wants more young people to be encouraged to take on weekend jobs. Picture: Robin Hammond/Icon/posed by model

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