Church concerned about impact of welfare reforms

The changes to the benefits system have been widely condemned, including by a group of four churches.

Paul Morrison, a public issues policy adviser at the Methodist Church told ITV News: "Many of the poorest will be worse off because of the benefits that have changed".

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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".