So where will the axe finally fall?
Downing Street has rejected a renewed move by Iain Duncan Smith to cut child benefit from parents with more than two children as a way of helping to achieve the £12bn in welfare cuts proposed by George Osborne.
No 10 made a point on Monday of distributing remarks by David Cameron on the eve of the general election in which the prime minister confirmed that child benefit would be retained in its current form for the next five years.
The intervention by Downing Street suggests that Duncan Smith, the work and pensions secretary, is heading for a showdown with George Osborne over his planned welfare cuts before next month’s budget.
Duncan Smith believes it is possible to achieve £12bn in welfare cuts, which amounts to 10% of the non-pensioner elements of welfare spending, but believes it will have to involve behavioural change by claimants rather than “cheese paring”.
Source: Downing Street rejects Iain Duncan Smith plan for new limit on child benefit | Society | The Guardian
“Duncan Smith believes….” and “Duncan Smith believes…”
Nothing this toxic tory ‘believes’ is true. He constantly ‘believes’ in the face of fact that shows he is wrong. So an argument between him and clueless Osbo would be hilarious…….. if the results were not likely to kill thousands of innocent people.
On us the disabled. There are people sticking up for children and the poor in general. Who is sticking up for the disabled?
Behavioural change including starving oneself and one’s kids,more visits to the foodbanks,increased shivering,increasing anxiety and sense of desperation,increased depression and despair.
These are monsters.Uncaring monsters.
With these so-called ‘Labour’ Politicians, I guess you are on your own;
The Queen’s Speech – Addressing The Poor From A Golden Chair? Russell Brand The Trews (E331)
only one good thing i can see..this is , (I believe) the first time IDS has been told NO by Cameron etc.(correct me if i am wrong)…wonder if his Halo is slipping in scameron’s eyes???? just a tiny bit.. but hopefully its the first crack
Apparently it’s all a scam made up by either the Tories or the media.