For the Benefit of Mr Parris (1984)

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  • Featuring

    Matthew Parris

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genre

    Current affairs

  • Type



Report which looks at the real meaning of living on benefit. Conservative MP Matthew Parris, a firm supporter of minimal benefit, agrees to live on benefit for a week in Newcastle to test his beliefs about social security.

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