Asked whether the PM agreed that the decision to limit child benefit was excruciatingly difficult, the PMS said that it was one of the tough decisions that the Government had to make. The vast majority of people would be unaffected and HMRC would be informing families who would be affected. Those with the broadest shoulders should carry the greatest burden and it was very difficult to justify paying child benefit to the wealthiest 15% of families.
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