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Bedroom Tax


  • Bedroom tax costs more than it saves
    • 01 April 2014
    • A year after it was introduced the stated aim of the Tories’ bedroom tax—to free up more homes by attacking the benefits of those they deemed to have a “spare” room—has failed.

  • No eviction promise for Kirklees tenants
    • 01 April 2014
    • Members of Kirklees Axe The Tax lobbied the Tory MP for the Colne Valley constituency, Jason McCartney, at Huddersfield Town Hall last Saturday.

  • The Tories and Labour are wrong on welfare
    • 01 April 2014
    • Nasty cuts need nasty lies to justify them—and to divide opposition to the pain and suffering they cause. So scapegoating unemployed people on benefits has been central to the government’s plans to drive through austerity.

  • Home Truths: Housing and how the stinking rich drive us out of the city
    • 25 March 2014
    • Geographer Danny Dorling spoke to Dave Sewell about his new book All That is Solid: The Great Housing Disaster, and how government housing policy is creating problems, not solving them. Dorling argues for the return of council housing and the abolition of the bedroom tax




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