Watch the moment Tory minister squirms while justifying cutting disability benefits to help the rich
Plans to cut the disability benefit PIP were just a "suggestion", a Conservative Cabinet minister has said.
Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, appeared uncomfortable when asked about the cut on the BBC' Question Time programme.
The cuts would see 370,000 disabled people lose an average of £3,500 a year, reduce payments for disabled people who require specially adapted appliances to live independent lives.
In the same Budget, the Chancellor announced tax cut for the top 15 per cent of earners, as well as cuts to tax on corporations' profits and cuts to capital gains tax paid by the investor class.