Chancellor George Osborne has defended his plans to push on with plans to reform tax credits despite opposition, saying the "worst thing you could do for families is have unlimited welfare".
Osborne whose welfare reform plans were defeated in the House of Lords on Monday night said the bedrock of economic security was a "country that lives within its means".
He said: "The worst thing you could do for families is have unlimited welfare because we know where that leads, that leads to job losses and no economic security for families at all."
They are not there to interfere with the settled will of the House of Commons, warned Boris Johnson.
A working mum who would be hit by Tax Credit cuts spoke to ITV News ahead of the House of Lords vote on the changes.
Peers will have to decide whether to delay changes to the tax credits bill, review them or scrap it altogether.