Benefits week

All this week we'll be looking at how the government's attempts to reform Britain's benefits system are affecting people here in the North West.

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Government in 'dangerous territory' as Bedroom Tax comes under fire

The government has faced fierce protest over the decision to charge people in social housing for their spare bedrooms.

Today, a cross party report said the reform could end up costing more money, increase homelessness and badly affect the poorest in society.

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