Budget 2012: Families will feel the pain of cuts

Families were among the worst hit in Budget 2012, with cuts to child benefit likely to have a big effect on those already struggling to cope financially. Parents will once again feel the pinch, as

10th December, 2011

Families were among the worst hit in Budget 2012, with cuts to child benefit likely to have a big effect on those already struggling to cope financially.

Parents will once again feel the pinch, as rates of child benefit fall for the third year in a row. Changes to the child benefit regime had been well flagged, with references to the inequality of the universal payment being made as early as the supplementary budget in April...

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