Shadow Secretary: 'It is a total administrative nightmare'

Labour's Treasury Minister Chris Leslie spoke to ITV Daybreak about the new child benefit changes.

From today anyone earning more than £60,000 a year won't get the weekly allowance from the government.

And more than a million families are expected to be affected by the change.

He said the whole thing was 'completely upside down and very unfair'.


Child benefit cuts take effect

The coalition Government came under a sustained attack today for a raft of welfare reforms that critics claim are punishing the poor and hitting women hardest.