Sanctions mean thousands have Jobseeker's Allowance cut
More than 400,000 people lost Jobseeker's Allowance in less than a year because of new penalties introduced by the government.
Ministers say the penalties are used only as a deterrent and people who lose the allowance are not doing enough to find a job.
The BBC's social affairs correspondent Michael Buchanan reports.
06 Nov 2013
- From the section UK