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Chancellor George Osborne defends benefits changes

Chancellor George Osborne has defended benefits and tax changes in a speech, saying "this month we will make work pay".

The chancellor claimed in a speech to supermarket workers that nine out of 10 working households would be better off.

The shake-up, including cuts to housing benefit for some social housing tenants with a spare room and alterations to council tax, took effect on Monday.

Robin Brant reports.

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