Earlier in the campaign this website backed the Lib Dem Chief Secretary to the Treasury. But now he has gone and betrayed our trust. He’s “lifted the lid” on Tory plans to cut child benefit, even though the proposals were rejected by George Osborne.
The Chancellor replied: “We haven’t put into practice any of these options, we don’t support them. We didn’t support them then and we don’t support them in the future.” The Liberals must be panicking with a week to go, but this was uncalled for.