Benefits Britain 1949


Series 1 Episode 3

3.0 28 x
Three unemployed claimants volunteer to live under the benefits rules of 1949. Britain needed rebuilding and there was a severe…

Series 1 Episode 2

3.0 87 x
The second episode follows three claimants as they give up their 2013 entitlement to council housing and agree to be reassessed…

Series 1 Episode 1

3.0 100 x
This first episode looks at how the state should support disabled, long-term sick and elderly people.