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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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Disability cuts row prompts calls for Osborne to resign

There have been repeated calls for George Osborne's resignation after his budget was left in disarray.

But this is not the first time the chancellor's budgets have hit trouble.

ITV News political correspondent Libby Wiener reports.

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