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From April, an under-occupation penalty will be served on housing benefit claimants with a spare room or rooms. Dubbed the "bedroom tax", Ciaran Jenkins explains how it works.
The day of a major cabinet reshuffle can often be used for other purposes, for example quietly unveiling a report into the much-criticised "bedroom tax". So is the much-maligned policy working?
Labour will abolish the "bedroom tax" and "strengthen the minimum wage" Ed Miliband says as he delivers a speech on the streets of Brighton on the eve of his party s annual conference.
Nick Clegg voted for the so-called "bedroom tax" more than two years ago. But he's since changed his mind. Cue cries of "unbelievable hypocrisy".
It is 12 months since the government removed its spare room subsidy, dubbed the "bedroom tax" by critics. It is designed to save money and free up under-occupied homes, so what effect has it had?
Social housing tenants in Fife are using housing law from the 1980s to successfully challenge demands for extra rent under the so-called bedroom tax.
The Department for Work and Pensions says there will be "no change" to its controversial housing benefit reform, dubbed the "bedroom tax".
The court of appeal upholds the legality of government cutbacks in the benefits system, as judges reject accusations that the so-called "bedroom tax" unlawfully discriminates against the disabled.
The government's controversial new "bedroom tax" will cost rather than save money in parts of the country, it has been claimed. Reporter Ciaran Jenkins explains.
Half of tenants hit by the so-called "bedroom tax" have been pushed into rent arrears just weeks after its introduction, according to the body representing housing associations.