Can this British cabinet make it to the referendum?


(FILE) A file photograph showing British Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Iain Duncan Smith leaving a cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street, central London, Britain, 08 March 2016. Media reports on 18 March state that Iain Duncan Smith has resigned his post stating that pressure to make cuts to disablity benefits forced his decision.

Ian Duncan Smith: champion of disability benefit cuts resigns over disability benefit cuts


A Minister that triggered an international UN probe on Britain over the violation of rights of people with disability, Ian Duncan Smith, resigned over welfare cuts introduced by Chancellor George Osborne. The development indicates that the division of the Conservative Party in Britain over the referendum on EU membership is likely to undermine the government's stability.

Cuts on welfare benefits for disabled people triggered a backlash among Tory Conservatives in Britain that is lik...

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