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Carers scandal: why are so many being prosecuted by the UK government?

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George Henderson was convicted of fraud and had to repay £19,500 in carer’s allowance years after ticking the wrong box on the form. He is not alone. The Guardian’s social policy editor, Patrick Butler, looks at why thousands are facing prosecution over innocent mistakes. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
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