MANY Britons face a "nasty surprise" when planned changes to child benefit come into force next week, Labour has warned.
MANY Britons face a \"nasty surprise\" when planned changes to child benefit come into force next week, Labour has warned.
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The Coalition Government claims households are well aware of the changes, which will result in more than one million people losing some or all of the hand-out.
Officials have written to 784,000 of the estimated 1.1 million households affected by the planned change and insist the message is "getting across". Yet this means more than 300,000 have not been contacted.
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