William Hague - My Fake Diary
Friday, 10 August 2012
Eight Conservative-led town halls are to join forces to campaign against cuts to council tax benefit.
We now face fury over moves to trim spending on the benefit by £500m - and to tell councils to decide where the axe should fall.
Pensioners are protected from having their benefit reduced, so authorities could be forced to levy council tax for the first time on the unemployed and low-paid.
About time too!