Osborne has underestimated the perverse incentives that removing the benefit from higher earners will create.
Ed Balls announces new policy to be funded by reducing pension tax relief for those earning over £150,000.
Unable to justify the government's decision to cut support for families, the Work and Pensions Secretary has resorted to myths.
The fact that benefits have risen faster than wages is an argument for higher wages, not lower benefits.
In the Telegraph, the Work and Pensions secretary attacks Labour's welfare record.
Labour leader's message challenges the stereotype of the welfare 'scrounger'.
Making out that cutting working-age welfare won’t hurt those in work is so divorced from reality that there was always going to be backlash. None of which is to say that Osborne’s gamble won’t pay off.
Fewer than half of voters support Osborne's 1 per cent cap on benefit rises in new poll.
New ad in marginal seats contrasts "hardworking families" with those "who won't work".
Here's why he's wrong.