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Their “cute” ad is the tip of the iceberg—this is how the DWP damages real relationships

Don't be fooled by their cutesy gifs. Between the bedroom tax and universal credit, being on benefits introduces a whole load of complications to our love lives

By Grace Fletcher-Hackwood  

Happy Valentine’s Day! In case you missed it, yesterday the Department of Work and Pensions marked the occasion by tweeting out a reminder to let them know when you fall in love, lest they lock you up.

Over the years I have had to advise countless people that the DWP considers their personal lives its business.

You know how more and more divorced couples have to stay living in…

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