http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2363924/IDS-vs-BBC-Work-Pensions-Secretary-blasts-Corporation-politically-motivated-criticism-benefits-cap.html By Matt Chorley, Mailonline Political Editor 15 July 2013
Clash: Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith (left) accused BBC presenter John Humphrys of using politically-motivated cases to undermine his welfare reforms
Cabinet minister Iain Duncan Smith today accused the BBC of launching a ‘politically-motivated’ attack on government plans to cap benefits. In an extraordinary on-air blast, the Work and Pensions Secretary accused the Corporation of using ‘lots of little cases’ to claim that limiting welfare payments would not get people back to work. The confrontation live on Radio 4’s Today programme marks a significant escalation in the political row between Mr Duncan Smith and the BBC over reforms to the benefits system.
Street Democracy writes: ‘IDS…
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