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Iain Duncan Smith: Universal Credit 'not about cuts'

20 September 2012 Last updated at 18:49 BST

The government has defended its controversial reforms of the welfare system, which will see the Universal Credit - multiple benefits rolled into one - introduced.

Speaking to the BBC, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith denied that the plans were a cover for cuts, and said they would provide "positive incentives" for workers.

Nick Robinson reports.