By George Eaton - 15 December 10:46
The Tory MP's plan to limit all child-related benefits to two children would undermine the 'striver'/'scrounger' divide by hitting all families, regardless of their employment status.
By George Eaton - 05 June 08:16
The party believes in shifting spending from universal benefits such as child benefit and the winter fuel allowance to services such as childcare and social care.
By Gavin Kelly - 21 January 10:26
The coalition hasn’t resolved the role the welfare system should play in supporting families with children. The impasse on childcare policy reflects this.
By Amna Silim - 04 January 10:22
Osborne has underestimated the perverse incentives that removing the benefit from higher earners will create.
By George Eaton - 03 January 08:58
More than 300,000 households have not been informed that they must either stop claiming child benefit or pay a new tax.
By George Eaton - 06 November 09:25
The benefit could be limited to two children for all families.
By New Statesman - 02 November 07:41
Treasury minister David Gauke on child benefit losers.
By George Eaton - 29 October 08:57
Even if the majority of voters support the policy, those who don't could yet hurt the Tories.
By Gavin Kelly - 14 March 04:23
The coalition’s travails over child benefit mean Osborne may revisit his decision to raise the perso