Child benefit cap to limit money to families on benefits


Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has said parents should be paid child-related benefits for a maximum of two children, in a plan that could be introduced to new claimants from 2015.

Susana Mendonca spoke to a working mother who thought it was unfair that she cannot afford more children - while those on benefits can - and to a father claiming money who believed the changes could cost more money.


More clips and news on our BBC website; 'like' us on Facebook page; watch the Sunday Interviews with Andrew Neil, follow us on Twitter or watch us on BBC iPlayer

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.