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Iain Duncan Smith's Universal Credit: A timeline

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15.8bn that's over half a HS2*.

Work it out in man years, and it becomes far more distressing. If we assume that there's little or no additional hardware over existing systems, then costs are all manpower. At an assumed average cost of £75k per employee, we're talking about a system that will absorb over 200,000 man years.

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