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    employment and support allowance: an allowance paid by the UK government to people who are unable to work or find it difficult to work because of health problems or disabilities. It is slightly higher than the amount paid to unemployed people generally.

    Early evidence suggests there may be some recycling of those found fit for work into jobseeker’s allowance and then back onto ESA.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 30/10/2014
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