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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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Stephen Crabb to replace Iain Duncan Smith at DWP

Stephen Crabb will take over from Iain Duncan Smith at the Department for Work and Pensions, David Cameron has announced.

Stephen Crabb Credit: PA

Crabb, the MP for Preseli Pembrokeshire and former Welsh Secretary, was appointed in the wake of Duncan Smith's surprise resignation over proposed cuts to disability benefits, which sparked an emergency reshuffle of the cabinet.

Glamorgan MP Alun Cairns has been selected as the new Welsh Secretary, while Aberconwy MP Guto Bebb has been appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Wales Office and a Government Whip.

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