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The Department for Work and Pensions would hate the world to know about this, so here it is.

You can bet that new prime minister Boris Johnson couldn’t care less.

A Universal Credit claimant has been left begging for food and having to rummage through bins to feed himself after a blunder by benefit officials left him with just £16 a month to live on.

David George Strong, 54, has been left unable to work due to Epilepsy and is now having to repay a Housing Benefit overpayment debt out of his monthly Universal Credit payments, even though the error was not of his causing.

Source: Universal Credit claimant ‘begging and eating out of bins’ after DWP benefit error

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