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Benefit sanctions force people to sleep rough - Independent

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Issued:11/12/15

A research study by the University's Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research which was commissioned by homeless charity Crisis, has found that the Government's benefit sanctions have contributed to homelessness and made people go hungry.

The report, launched on Thursday 10 December, was featured on the BBC News at Ten, in The Independent, and in the Huffington Post.

Benefit sanctions have hit the homeless, according to the Crisis report (image: Getty)

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