We must reduce welfare spending back within our means

Mark Littlewood speaks to Radio 5

Mark Littlewood discussed capping Child Benefits, saying that he sympathised with Iain Duncan-Smith’s proposals. He told Stephan Nolan that he supported capping Child Benefits to those families who have more than two children whilst also capping benefits to those families in which one of the parents earns more than £50,000 per annum.

Mark Littlewood argued that it was unfair that potentially childless taxpayers should shoulder the burden for families who chose to have more than two children, and could not support them. He insisted that it was good strategy to reduce welfare spending back to within our means.

Discussing the implementation of such caps, Mark Littlewood expressed concern with the administrative process that would need to take place by January.

Listen here. Segment starts at 1:15.00

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