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Child benefit cuts will hit high-earning parents from 2013
Cameron defends child benefit cut

By Alex Stevenson David Cameron sought to shake off middle-class anger by defending the government’s decision to cut child benefit for high earners. He insisted the decision to scrap the payout for those earning over £44,000 from 2013 was the fairest way forward but acknowledged doing so was a difficult decision. It follows George Osborne’s… Read more »

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Civil liberties campaigners approve of Ms May's stint in the Home Office
Civil liberties in the spotlight

By politics.co.uk staff Theresa May will explain the government’s civil liberties agenda to Tory members today when she addresses the party conference in Birmingham. The new home secretary has struck a decisively liberal tone since she took on the job in May. Civil liberties advocates were initially uncertain of what to make of her, with… Read more »

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