Category Archives: bedroom tax

It’s time for the Liberal Democrats in Government to call for the abolition of the "Bedroom Tax"

Point 1. If anybody says I should call it the “spare room subsidy”, that argument was lost months back. Point 2. An international housing expert representing not just any international organisation, but the UN, for goodness sake, has recommended that … Continue reading

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Rennie and Moore secure £35 million Bedroom Tax help

The arguments over the so-called Bedroom Tax have been rehearsed on this site on many occasions and it’s been in the news today, with the judgement that it does not discriminate against disabled people. The Department of Work and Pensions has separately … Continue reading

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Willie Rennie takes up Bedroom Tax issue with Danny Alexander

“I am in constant dialogue (with the UK Government) because I’ve gathered evidence myself, I’ve seen people who are going to be affected by this. I’ll be working to make sure people are not hurt.” So said Scottish Lib Dem … Continue reading

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