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Universal Credit 'wastes £30m'

A government welfare scheme piloted in the North West has wasted more than 30 million pounds according to a new report.

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Universal Credit scheme wasted millions says report

A benefits scheme launched in the North West has wasted more than £30m according to a report.

The spending watchdog claims Universal Credit was set up without bosses knowing how it would work.

It was piloted at the job centre in Ashton Under Lyne. The government says it agrees with the report's findings. Ralph Blunsom has the story:

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