Iain Duncan Smith, the Work and Pensions Secretary talks to Andrew Marr
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Ian Duncan Smith on defends housing benefit cap

Iain Duncan Smith has told Andrew Marr the housing benefit cap will stand and he is happy to defend it.

The Work and Pensions Secretary claimed some of his constituents ask him why the cap is so high.

He said the government needed to encourage people to live in housing they could afford if they go to work.

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