'Cycle of disadvantage' blamed for high numbers claiming benefits

Dr Bryce Wilkinson
Mike Hosking Breakfast - Newstalk ZB
28 November, 2017

Mike Hosking interviews Bryce Wilkinson about his new report 'Welfare, Work and Wellbeing: From Benefits to Better Lives.' The report shows 10 per cent of our working age population are on a main welfare benefit, compared with just two per cent in the 1970's. Bryce Wilkinson explains it is definitely associated with a big growth in sole parent families.

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