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Chancellor's Budget clears Commons hurdle amid disability cuts row

George Osborne's Budget has cleared its first Commons hurdle, its major resolutions passed by a majority of 35 MPs.

The Chancellor defended his Budget in the Commons earlier, his first public appearance since the government was forced into a U-turn over disability benefit cuts in the wake of Iain Duncan Smith's resignation.

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PM bids to calm Conservatives over disability cuts row

Prime Minister David Cameron has tried to calm unrest in his party over the resignation of Iain Duncan Smith, the former worker and pensions secretary.

ITV News political editor Robert Peston reports.

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