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Benefit critics 'talk rubbish'

The Chancellor George Osborne has hit out at critics of the Government's benefits reform, accusing them of talking "ill-informed rubbish".

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Shapps: My children share a bedroom

Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps defended changes to housing benefit - including the so-called Bedroom Tax - by saying that his two boys share a bedroom.

But Sky News political producer Vincent McAviney tweeted to Mr Shapps suggesting that if it was true that he lived in a five-bedroom house, his children would not need to share a room.

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