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Anger persists over child benefit plans

We've all got our views on the Government's plans to reform the child benefit system. And now it seems even some Conservative MPs are keen to speak out against the Coalition's proposals. Ministers intend to...

Welfare reforms ‘to cost families £530 a year’

The Government's tax and benefits reforms will cost families £530 a year, it has been claimed. The average household stands to lose £160 a year from the measures already planned for 2012/13, according to the Institute for...

MP slams plans to cut child benefit

Child benefit gives mums and dads vital support,and without it many would struggle. But now the Government is planning to means test it - an idea which an MP says is "absurd". As it stands, parents receive £20.30 a we...

Further changes to Government welfare plans

The Government's controversial plans to reform the welfare system have been tweaked once again by House of Lords peers. Although peers decided to back down on certain parts of the Coalition's plans,they did call for re...