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Gordon Brown warns George Os

borne tax credit cuts will 'plunge another million families into poverty'Gordon Brown will accuse George Osborne of betraying British workers with his raid on tax credits. The former PM warns axing his flagship policy would leave Britain with “one of the biggest poverty problems in the western world. Breaking his silence on the issue, he says: “Seriously Mr Osborne, don’t take it out on the

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amily.” “Everything Britain stands for - hard work, independence of spirit, savings and compassion for children - is about to be undermined by George Osborne’s tax credit cuts that plunge almost another million families into poverty,” he writes in an exclusive article for the Mirror. George Osbourne: He will plunge millions into poverty, warns Gordon Brown (Image: Getty) Mr Brown gives a staunch defence of tax credits which he introduced in 2003 and accuses the Tories of leaving Britain’s “breadwinners” to live on “breadcrumbs.” “Most of today’s poor are in working families where even after labouring all hours they cannot make ends meet,” he writes. READ MORE: George Osborne, youre betraying Britain with tax credit cuts blasts Gordon Brown There are

4.6 million families responsible for 7.6million children, who receive the b

enefit - and the vast majority - 3.3million - are in work. They are set to lose 1,300 a year on average as result of Osborne’s cuts. After his cuts were defeated in the House

of Lords , Mr Osborne has said he will announce in the Autumn Statement later this month how he intends to soften the impact. Video LoadingVideo UnavailableClick to playTap to playThe video will start in8CancelPlay now Mr Brown warns that trying to massage the problem away will not work and the Tories should reinstate them completely. “If the current or pending proposals penalise work and p

enalise families and children – and are against everything Britain stands for - it’s not enough to massage them with a few amendments. Scrap them: Gordon Brown calls on George Osborne to halt his plans to cut tax credits “They are a mistake, root

and branch, and in the interests of Britain’s hard working families and their children the Autumn Statement on November 25 has to see them abandoned once and for all,” he writes. Cuts: What they will mean to ordinary people He continues: “The Osborne tax credit cuts hurt low income families with children. They also

penalise second earners, make it more difficult for single parents to go to work and overall destroy work incentives. Video LoadingVideo UnavailableClic

k to playTap to playThe video will start in8CancelPlay now “They are founded on wrong claims - that the majority of our poor are work-shy and live in chaotic families. “They are based on the wrong prescription - that you make Britain more prosperous on the backs of hurting the working poor. Indeed they come out in the wrong century – more akin to Victorian times - and they are describing the wrong country.” poll loadingAre the Tories right to cut tax 海天时时彩计划群 credits?3000+ VOTES SO FARYESNO