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Labour: Benefit cap has flaws

Controversial proposals to introduce a £26,000 cap on household benefits as part of the Welfare Reform Bill will be debated in the Lords later amid speculation that ministers may face a rebellion from Liberal Democrat peers who are unhappy at the potential impact of the cap on disadvantaged families.

Shadow minister for employment Stephen Timms outlines the Labour Party's view of the proposed changes.

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