Do you think it is generally too easy or too difficult to apply for benefits?

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"Thinking about welfare benefits, do you think it is generally too easy to apply for benefits, too difficult, or is the balance about right?"

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  • 09 March 2016: YouGov survey for The Times with 1070 respondents, 18 and older.    Further info

    Full answer options: - 'Too easy to apply for benefits, there should be more safeguards to stop fraud and make sure people really qualify' - 'Too difficult to apply for benefits, the process is too complicated and prevents some people who need help from getting it' - 'The balance is about right' - 'Don't know'

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