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Bedroom Tax

  • Bedroom tax victim jailed
    • 14 October 2014
    • Bedroom tax prisoner Michael Hilton was sentenced to ten months in jail last week. There was anger and disbelief in court.

  • Bolton marches against the Bedroom tax
    • 07 October 2014
    • Protesters carried a bed, a coffin, and a skeleton in a wheelchair around Bolton last Saturday chanting, “Axe! Axe! The Bedroom Tax!”.

  • Tories suffer defeat over bedroom tax
    • 09 September 2014
    • The government was humiliated as it lost a vote on the bedroom tax last week. A private members’ bill from a Lib Dem backbencher got support from 304 MPs to 267.

  • Scottish bedroom tax cap lifted
    • 06 May 2014
    • The government has said it will allow the Scottish government to decide how much Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) can be given to bedroom tax victims.

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