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This documentary series reveals the reality of life on benefits, as the residents of one of Britain's most benefit-dependent streets invite cameras into their tight-knit community

Benefits Street

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The residents talk about receiving help from the government

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Poll Result

Of those who took part in our web poll and answered the question:

Does the current benefits system discourage work?

73% said yes
27% said no

Benefits Street synopsis

This documentary series reveals the reality of life on benefits, as the residents of one of Britain's most benefit-dependent streets invite cameras into their tight-knit community

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