LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 16: A worker inspects the Tunnel Boring Machine at the Pudding Mill Lane Crossrail construction site in east London on May 16, 2013 in London, England. The Crossrail Construction site was visited today by Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and India's Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram.
When I took this job, I discovered there were some people who got £100,000 a year in housing benefit
It could come to that, but we hope that it doesn’t. Danny Alexander and George Osborne will have to talk to the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister as things go on. What was agreed by the coalition at the Autumn Statement and repeated at the Budget was that these cuts of £11.5 billion were going to have to come from the departmental budgets and it’s still the case.
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