New benefit launched in capital

Press Association
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Job-seekers in London are starting to claim the Universal Credit, as the Government's troubled flagship welfare reform programme reaches the capital for the first time.

The benefit was being rolled out for new claimants in Hammersmith, west London, where job-seekers were also required to sign a new commitment setting out what they must do in return for welfare.
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