TITLE

Rehab sprout

AUTHOR(S)
Anderson, Iain
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Money Marketing;2/2/2006, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the reforms of the British government that are designed to redefine the role of the welfare state. The government aims to trim down the numbers of incapacity benefit claimants from its present level of 2.7 million. Much of this goal will be realized as new claimants will automatically be moved on to a benefit regime called Employment and Support and Allowance and not Incapacity Benefit.
ACCESSION #
19981774

 

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