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Benefit changes introduced

There are fresh concerns about the impact of changes to the welfare system, including the introduction of the so-called 'bedroom tax'.

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Welfare reforms now in force

Welfare reforms have come into force across Wales today that could reduce benefits and tax credits here by more than half a billion pounds in a year. Tens of thousands of people in Wales will be left out of pocket, with warnings that many are going to struggle to make ends meet.

The Minister for communities and tackling poverty, Huw Lewis, has described these changes as a "watershed moment." Megan Boot reports.

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