Withdrawing Child Benefit could damage women's entitlement to a basic state pension.
If you care for children at home, and get child benefit, your National Insurance contributions are maintained - which protect your basic state pension.
If your partner is earning £45k does that mean a woman's state pension is no longer protected?
The govt needs to answer that, and it's yet another instance of the burden of bailing out the banks falling on women.
A more detailed official guide to how claiming child benefit can protect your state pension for those caring for a child under 12.