Liberal Democrat by-election candidate supports welfare reform
Christine Jardine backed the so called bedroom tax which will affect around 2000 people in Aberdeen.
The Liberal Democrat candidate in the Aberdeen Donside by-election has defended the coalition's welfare cuts.
Christine Jardine, a former Downing Street special adviser said the cuts are necessary and backed the so called bedroom tax which will affect around 2000 people in Aberdeen.
Speaking to STV political correspondent Claire Stewart Ms Jardine said that although she was not from the Granite City she did not have to be to care about the people of Aberdeen.
The former journalist said the area had been a “huge part” of her life and she wanted to stand-up for the people of the city.
She said there was “no other option” on welfare reform conceding it would affect a “lot of people”.
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