Benefits freeze plans are a 'brutal blow', say Christian charities
CHARITIES condemned benefits cuts proposed by the Chancellor,
George Osborne, at the Conservative Party Conference this week.
Mr Osborne (below) said on Monday that if the
Conservatives won the next General Election, they would freeze for
two years all benefits apart from pensions, disability benefits,
and maternity pay. Because of inflation, this would amount to a cut
in real terms of about £3 billion a year. The Treasury said that
about ten million households would be ...
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