This Government continues to tax the poor and give to the rich / A few hundred pounds would have made the difference between life and death for this woman. / "Woman who took her own life over bedroom tax would have been exempt / Stephanie Bottrill, from Solihull, West Midlands, left note blaming government for financial stress before her death in May 2013."
Tenants exempted from bedroom tax after landlord reclassifies properties Nearly 600 households will escape the bedroom tax as Knowsley Housing Trust takes a bold management decision Sheila Tolley Guardian Professional, Tuesday 26 February 2013
Disabled families still aren't exempt from the bedroom tax http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/201... The "discretionary fund" cited by Duncan Smith will cover just £2.71 of the £14-a-week loss in housing benefit facing disabled claimants.
Cutting a persons benefits does not make them more likely to find work a government-backed study has found undermining a key justification for the Department of Work and Pensions controversial welfare reforms. The local project carried out by Oxford City Council and DWP itself indicated that for every pound docked from a long term jobless claimants income through housing benefit cuts the chances of finding work reduced by two per cent. The 230 people involved in the project were affected…