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Tory plans to make young benefits claimants 'give back'

Young people who are out of work, education or training for six months will have their benefits stripped unless they take on unpaid community work, under tough new plans unveiled by the Conservatives today.

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Cameron: Work must always be rewarded

David Cameron has said work "must always be rewarded" as he set out his party's benefits plan ahead of the next election.

Prime Minister David Cameron. Credit: ITV News

"Our vision is one that rewards work," the Prime Minister said.

"Rewarding work shouldn't stop with the welfare system, once they're in work we should be rewarding them more," he added.

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