"The Child Poverty Action Group annually publishes the Welfare benefits and tax credits handbook.As he says,
How many pages do you need to read to get the picture? Well, I just bought the out-of-date 2009/10 edition because I could buy it much cheaper, second-hand, than its cover price of £37.
The total number of page is 1,601."
The benefits system has become ludicrously complex.