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#Welfare to Work

# welfare-to-work - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Burton: How many people have had benefits cut for not taking up jobs? Almost 900

In a strong speech about social welfare, the Minister gave the first major indication that Labour will strongly resist any big cuts to benefits in December’s Budget.

# welfare-to-work - Friday 9 March, 2012’s progress report for the Government: Social welfare

Has Joan Burton kept the government’s promises of reversing cuts while keeping all baseline social welfare rates unchanged?