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David Cameron was exposed as misunderstanding a crucial government policy today, after Ed Miliband echoed a complaint by Macmillan cancer research that 7000 cancer patients would lose up to £94 per week under proposed cuts.

Cameron, who controversially described Miliband’s attack as a “smoke-screen,” repeatedly said the criteria for benefits of “terminally ill” patients is not changing in the Welfare Bill on which MPs will vote tonight. But Miliband pointed out that Macmillan is talking about recovering patients.

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