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Archbishop was wrong on benefits cap, says Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan SmithFrom BBC News

Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has dismissed the Archbishop of Canterbury's claim that benefit changes will drive more children into poverty.
 
Justin Welby and 43 Anglican bishops have said capping rises on working-age benefits at 1% will hit the vulnerable.
But Mr Duncan Smith told MPs the system was "out of control" and simply "giving more and more money" would not help.
"I always listen to everybody who gives me advice. I don't necessarily follow it," he added.
 
On Sunday, Archbishop Welby backed an open letter to the Sunday Telegraph, signed by 43 of his bishops, criticising plans to limit rises in working-age benefits and some tax credits to 1% for three years.
 
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