Child benefit red tape 'shocking'

AOL Money Staff
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Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

More officials are being used to implement child benefit cuts than chase down wealthy tax cheats, Labour said ahead of the introduction of the change.

Treasury answers to parliamentary questions showed 475 staff would be required from January to administer the removal of payments from higher-earning parents at a cost of almost £12 million.
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