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Tory MP warns party over planned tax credit cuts

Pressure has mounted on Chancellor George Osborne to give way on plans to cut tax credits for low-paid workers, as a succession of Conservative MPs stood up in Parliament on Tuesday to voice their misgivings.

New Tory MP Heidi Allen used her maiden speech in the House of Commons to warn that the changes go "too hard and too fast", and that it was "real people, working people" who would be affected.

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