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On Benefits

Category: General Education/Science/Factual Topics
Episode 8 of 35 | Season 1
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Donna is a joke
Donna offered a job in Monaco at £400 a day says (I don,t know it might affect my benefits sic). She is taking the p..s surely?
Over 60 female no pension or benefits   10:06pm Sat 15 Jul Report Abuse

it's always 'not fair'
Government only have money provided by taxpayers. I would ask of claimants who say that government should give them more - How much of what I work hard for should I give to you to make it fair ?
Agatha   7:18pm Sun 14 May Report Abuse

lazy.
What an idle git Rob is. Sitting on his fat ar#e all day playing computer games. You would have thought that he had won the lottery, the way he waved the doctors note about. On second thoughts, he had.
sylvie.   3:10pm Sun 14 May Report Abuse

Jade
Very good looking young lady, I'd date her if she would have me ????
Pete   4:01pm Sat 29 Apr Report Abuse

Anthony
Does any1 know if Anthony is on social media..wudnt mind a chat wiv him as he asks in programme wat is left afta his parents.the ansa is a Very charismatic man
Leese   2:16pm Sat 22 Apr Report Abuse

Poor pet care
The couple who own the bearded dragon, you have no basking spot, probably not even a heat mat for that poor beardie no wonder he looks so lethargic. He also needs a source of nutrobol and calcium dust. Thing that shocked me the most was the fact you said quote "he is due to be fed on Friday, yeah he'll get his mealworms Friday" first of all, bearded dragons need a source of veg daily, especially adult beardies. And also they need to be fed HOPPERS daily, and mealworms as a treat as they are very fatty. If you don't know how to look after pets, don't have them. ?? Also I agree with a previous comment about the dog.
Gabby   11:59am Sat 25 Mar Report Abuse

Disgrace
People shouldn't be living like this
Kas   8:34pm Thu 23 Mar Report Abuse

Wilz
Get a job
Wilz   8:54pm Tue 21 Feb Report Abuse

TOSH!
Not factual and grossly inaccurately reported! The woman for example who stated she is on £1400 per month disability - that is simply not possible! The programme paints an unfair representation of people who are forced to live on disability benefits / PIP etc due to no fault of their own and who depend on it. I am referring to the real people in the world who actually need these things. I speak from experience in my own family. The program makers should be taken to task - it is discriminatory.
John   4:08pm Mon 13 Feb Report Abuse

Abuseing the system
This is a absolute joke claiming benefits while driving a new Aldi convertible and having abroad holidays and having hair luxuries !! People that work very hard to pay bills bills it's a mockery of what the benifit system is for. ??
Tax payer!!!   11:56pm Sat 19 Nov Report Abuse

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On Benefits: Life on the Dole Couples planning the perfect wedding on benefits, including Middlesbrough couple Ellie and John, who are young and in love but out of work. John is eager to give his fiancee the white wedding she craves - but is such a thing possible on benefits? The programme also catches up with Michelle and Steven from Plymouth, who recently celebrated their first anniversary. Both too overweight to work, they continue their attempts to diet while living off the state. Plus, the story of Joanna and Andrew from Cwmbran, who combined all their benefits with a loan to pay for their wedding, which was shown live on Channel 5 in the summer of 2015

Category: General Education/Science/Factual Topics

Executive Producer: Ian Rumsey
Director: Meyrick Cook
Producer: Meyrick Cook, Rob Lambie

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