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Iain Duncan Smith: The Little Man Who Could

Iain Duncan Smith…could he?

IDS claimed he could live on benefits:

Interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Iain Duncan Smith was challenged on whether he could live on £7.57 a day, which was said to be the lowest rate of jobseeker’s allowance given to adults under 25. In fact the current rate is £56.25 a week.

“If I had to I would,” he replied.

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