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Bishops condemn benefit plans

The Archbishop of Canterbury is among 43 bishops who have written an open letter to a newspaper condemning Government plans to change the benefits system, saying it will have a "deeply disproportionate" effect on children.

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Welby: 'Families will pay the price' on benefit changes

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has warned that "children and families will pay the price" if plans to change the benefit system go ahead in their current form, The Sunday Telegraph said.

The Most Rev Welby and the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, have backed the letter.

Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Reverend Justin Welby. Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

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