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19 March 2016, 10:08
Stig Grills Tory MP On Disability Benefit Cuts
Stig grills Tory MP Nadhim Zahawi on the cuts to disability benefits that prompted the resignation of Ian Duncan Smith.
Stig Abell grilled Tory MP Nadhim Zahawi on the cuts to disability benefits that prompted the resignation of Ian Duncan Smith.
Zahawi said that the budget for disabled people’s benefits is rising -but Stig Abell took him to task about the impacts on individuals, meaning cuts in real terms.
The cuts are the stated reason for the resignation of Iain Duncan Smith, who called them ‘a compromise too far.’
The high level resignation has sent shockwaves through the political establishment. Listen as Stig grills Zahawi on the the controversial cuts.