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Iain Duncan Smith attacks 'unfair' budget in first interview since resigning

Former Work and Pensions Security accuses government of making 'arbitrary cuts' which he says damages the party and the country.

In his first interview since his shock resignation on Friday, Duncan Smith accusing David Cameron and George Osborne of balancing the books on the backs of struggling working people and the vulnerable.

In an emergency reshuffle of the Cabinet Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb was named as the new Work and Pensions Secretary.

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Corbyn: Iain Duncan Smith 'hid his conscience'

Jeremy Corbyn has accused Iain Duncan Smith of "hiding his conscience" for six years, and urged his successor to U-turn on proposed cuts.

The Labour leader said former Work and Pensions Secretary Duncan Smith, who resigned last night, had presided over some "fairly appalling policies".

He added that the first task of Duncan Smith's replacement, Stephen Crabb, was to completely reinstate Personal Independence Payments.

Corbyn said his party would "hold the Government to account" over PIP, and described current availability to work tests as "appalling".

This is a man who has presided over so much, that has been so damaging to the lives of so many people with disabilities. He's taken so much away from people with disabilities.

He's suddenly found a conscience now - I wonder where the conscience has been hiding for the past six years.

– Jeremy Corbyn on Iain Duncan Smith

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