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David Cameron attacks Labour over child benefit

David Cameron has accused Ed Miliband of "complete weakness" over welfare after it emerged Labour would not reverse cuts to child benefit.

Labour criticised the decision to axe benefits for higher rate taxpayers but its leadership now believes it could not afford the £2.3bn to reverse them.

The prime minister said Mr Miliband had condemned the plans "in the strongest terms" when they were outlined in 2010.

Labour says the state of the economy means spending must be controlled.

Nick Robinson reports.

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