We wouldn't be worrying about child benefit cuts if we had free healthcare and school support

October 2012
Daily Mail;10/4/2012, p17
JUST how many reports does Joan Burton need before she screws up the courage and ends this ridiculous child benefit system? Her latest advisory group made the supine suggestion to cut the payment to �100. But why stop there? We can't afford the outrageous �1.5billion bill that even that reduced rate would generate - nor should we be handing out scarce resources to well-off people.


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