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Two families have successfully argued that cuts to their housing benefit due to the government’s controversial bedroom tax is unfair.
The effects of benefit cuts—in particular, the ‘bedroom tax’—are causing children emotional distress and affecting concentration at school, according to a new study.
Cuts to welfare funding will put pressure on local authorities to support vulnerable people and deliver efficiency plans, new research is warning.
Scrapping the 'bedroom tax' would be the first act of a new Labour government, Ed Miliband has pledged.
A disabled couple have successfully challenged a council’s bedroom tax policy, in a legal case that could have ‘significant consequences’ for the rest of the county.
Council tax caps could remain in place if Labour takes power in the General Election, the party’s local government secretary has revealed.
A new study is warning that people affected by the bedroom tax are struggling to buy food or heat their homes.
Bedroom tax for existing social housing tenants should be scrapped, according to calls from grassroots Liberal Democrats.
England’s migrant population has increased by more than half a million people in the past three years, new research is showing.
A new report warns 270,000 low income families affected by the ‘Bedroom Tax’ have also been hit by cuts in council tax support (CTS).