David and Samantha Cameron with baby Florence
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Cameron defends plans for child benefit cuts due in 2013

David Cameron has hinted that married couples could get a tax allowance to help compensate for the loss of child benefit.

It was announced yesterday that child benefit will be taken away from families where one parent is a higher-rate tax-payer.

Mr Cameron accepted that the change was unpopular especially with mothers who stay at home.

Nick Robinson reports.

  • 05 Oct 2010
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