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The public spending watchdog has launched a scathing attack on the benefit sanctions system, claiming that fining people for breaking the terms of benefits does more harm than good, and costs more to enforce than it saves.

Source: Benefits sanctions don’t work and plunge claimants into ‘hunger and depression’, National Audit Office finds

Some of the most notorious jihadists in Europe used British welfare payments to fund international terrorism including in Paris and Brussels.

Source: Court Hears British Welfare Payments Used to Fund Paris, Brussels Terror Attacks