Defence vs. Welfare
So we know that the #MoD is receiving some protection from the Chancellor's #Budget - and that's good news for the defence secretary Philip Hammond, who warned earlier this month that his department cannot make further cuts. Jim Reed has been to #Barrow in Furness in #Cumbria, a town that relies heavily on the defence industry, but is also a big recipient of out of work benefit payments.
What do people there want from the Chancellor?