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Yvette Cooper on Chancellor's Welfare cut announcement

The government is planning to reduce the annual welfare bill by a further £4bn, Chancellor George Osborne has told the BBC.

He will give details of the savings, which follow an £11bn cut made in June, in October's spending review.

Shadow work and pensions secretary Yvette Cooper described the announcement as "shocking".

  • 09 Sep 2010
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