Labour will scrap bedroom tax

Labour will scrap bedroom tax

Wolverhampton MP and shadow housing minister, Emma Reynolds, has pledged to scrap the bedroom tax if Labour are elected to Government next year. The bedroom tax has a disproportionately harsh effect on disabled people, and is hated by most, as an ill thought out...
IDS inconvenient truths

IDS inconvenient truths

Benefits Slashing Minister Iain Duncan Smith, continues to ignore facts in favour of his beliefs. His most recent decision to ignore official figures in favour of what he wants to be true concerns disabled people. A recent study has found that nearly 2/3 of tenants...
Disabled people take on bedroom tax fight

Disabled people take on bedroom tax fight

The last challenge to the bedroom tax in July last year did not go well for anyone who thinks it is an unjust and unfair tax. Now it is the turn of a group of 5 disabled people, who are taking the Government to Court on the grounds that the tax is unjustifiable...
Bedroom Tax Loophole

Bedroom Tax Loophole

There is a loophole in the Bedroom Tax which means 40,000 of the people paying the tax may be exempt. This is because they made an error drafting the law. The error affects working age tenants in social housing who have occupied the same home continuously since 1996....
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