The Government has hit back at fierce criticism of its welfare reforms as sweeping changes, affecting many benefits and taxes, start today.
Labour has described them as immoral and inhumane, and claimed that everyone but the rich will suffer.
The Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith says he isn't "slashing" welfare, but making the benefit system fairer.
ITV News Reporter Sejal Karia:
George Osborne has accused the Government's welfare reform critics of talking "ill-informed rubbish."
Find out more about the raft of changes to the welfare benefits system that began to come into force from the 1 April.
The government has been forced to defend its changes to the benefits system after prominent church leaders claimed they were 'unjust'.