PM mistakenly mentions IDS joke Twitter account

David Cameron has unwittingly cited an Iain Duncan Smith parody account in a tweet championing the Government's benefits cap roll-out.

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We're rolling out a cap on Benefits today - @ids_mp and I are determined to make work pay, and help the UK compete on the #GlobalRace.

The Prime Minister announced he was working with @IDS_MP - a Twitter user who exclaims "Chin chin old bean" in his profile bio.

Other tweets from @IDS_MP lament the rising cost of foie gras and predict that working class children will grow up to become drug dealers.

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Benefits cap UK roll out

The Government's controversial household benefit cap is beginning today across the country. The cap limits payments to £500 per week for a couple and lone parents and £350 per week for single adults.