Benefit cap suffers House of Lords defeat
23 January 2012 Last updated at 19:41 GMT
The government has suffered a defeat in the House of Lords over its Welfare Reform Bill.
Peers supported a proposal from the Bishop of Ripon and Leeds to change the Bill, so that child benefit is excluded from the £26,000-a-year household benefit cap.
The amendment was approved by 252 votes to 237, a majority of 15.