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Reaction to child benefits cuts from people in Bristol

Ministers have defended plans to cut child benefits to higher earners amid criticism they represent an attack on already hard-pressed families.

From 2013, benefits will be removed from any family where one parent earns more than about £44,000 a year.

Critics say that single-earner families will be hardest hit and that the policy will in some cases act as a disincentive to earn more.

BBC Correspondent Jon Kay has been talking to people in Bristol.

  • 04 Oct 2010