IDS vs BBC: Work and Pensions Secretary blasts Corporation for ‘politically-motivated’ criticism of his benefits shake-up

Street Democracy - where it should reach - Our Streets!

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

Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith accused the BBC of trying to undermine his welfare reforms
Clash: Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith  (left) accused BBC presenter John Humphrys of using politically-motivated cases  to undermine his welfare reforms.
BBC Radio 4 presenter John Humphrys accused the minister of having 'beliefs' which were not borne out by the facts

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.

For more on this story click here..Daily Mail…

Street Democracy writes: ‘IDS…

View original post 133 more words

Advertisements
Standard

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s