Reforms will tackle poverty and get Britain working again

The new Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Iain Duncan Smith set out his vision today for improving the quality of life of the worst off in Britain.

Calling for an end to a culture of welfare dependency by bringing the welfare system into the 21st century, Iain Duncan Smith set out the critical need to make work pay and end the situation where some of the poorest face huge penalties for trying to get off benefits and into work. For more details see the Department for Work and Pensions website.

Page published: Friday 28 May 2010.
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