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Worthless coward Brown to hit poorest.

Gosh so what is going on here then? For years Labour have been saying that they look after the poor and its the evil baby eating Tories who will slash benefits, now they are doing exactly that.

Gordon Brown is facing a Labour revolt over plans to cut the benefits of the poorest families by up to £15 a week, The Times can reveal.

Proposals to be implemented next April, a month before a general election, could mean some people losing a fifth of their income. The move, which has provoked anger among Labour backbenchers, was compared last night with the fiasco over the abolition of the 10p rate of income tax. At the moment 300,000 people on low incomes are allowed to keep up to £780 a year of their housing allowance if they find accommodation that costs less than the maximum benefit.

The Treasury says that the policy costs too much and that the ability to pocket any surplus should be scrapped from April 1. The change would take place three months after the rate of VAT is increased to 17.5 per cent.

Crisis, the housing charity, said that it could mean that people on £65-a-week jobseeker’s allowance losing 20 per cent of their income.

So Brown shows yet again he is a liar, a man whos word can not be trusted and who will strike at the very people who's votes he needs.

Expect lots of backbench Labour MP's to start shitting bricks when the media picks up on this, although don't expect any of them to give up their perks and privileges.

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