Forcing benefits claimants to spend 35 hours a week applying for a job will "end the something for nothing culture", Iain Duncan Smith said today.
Mr Duncan Smith told the Conservative Party conference that the pilot scheme, which will make the long-term unemployed who cannot find work attend a job centre, would be targeted at those who looked as if they are about to drop out of the Work Programme.
It will ensure the long-term unemployed visit mandatory attendance centres at their local job centre to apply for interviews from 9am to 5pm every week day, the Work and Pensions Secretary said.
"Alongside what we have already done with mandatory work programme and our tougher sanctions regime, this marks the end of the something for nothing culture," he added.
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