Iain Duncan Smith will today seek to reassure critics that he is committed to ending child poverty but insist that "meaningful and accurate" measures must replace "arbitrary" household income targets.
The Work and Pensions Secretary will launch a consultation on controversial plans to move away from the poverty indicator introduced by Labour, which defines it as those children living in households with less than 60% of the median income.
More top news
Temperatures tumbling overnight, even more so than the night before.
The threats to the reporters at Independent News and Media were made following two gangland murders in Dublin.
'If God were to suddenly appear? It's something like that' Patrick Pipino wrote in the note to his daughter Isabelle's school.