We asked federal MPs if they could live on Newstart

'On Thursday, as the Business Council of Australia (BCA) rejected Ms Banks’ claim by arguing the payment should be increased, The New Daily surveyed all lower house MPs on the current rate of Newstart.'

'Politicians were asked whether they believed they could live on $40 a day, whether the payment should be increased, and if they had ever relied on unemployment benefits to live.'

Luke Henriques GomesCanberra correspondent for The New Daily reports.

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