Twitter reaction to Chancellor's welfare speech

After the Chancellor gave a speech defending welfare reforms and dismissing criticisms which he said were "headline seeking nonsense", many people tweeted their reaction:


George Osborne is so out of touch. He's trying to bring out the worst in human nature.


Not a fan of George Osborne but I have to say his recent speeches in the past week have made sense


#Osborne 'building an economy' ! Trashing an economy is more like it, he is hitting the working poor by cuts, tax cuts to rich #wowpetition


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".