TITLE

Britain may take a big step away from the welfare state

AUTHOR(S)
MacLeod, Alexander
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/16/99, Vol. 91 Issue 55, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that automatic state handouts for the unemployed and disadvantaged will disappear under new laws about to be enforced as of February 15, 1999 by Great Britain's Labour government. Prime Minister Tony Blair's reforms that will cut deep into the welfare state; How citizens claiming state benefits will have to show a willingness to work before the government agrees to help financially; Opponents of the Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill.
ACCESSION #
1542058

 

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