Search Results for 'Bedroom tax'

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video 20 September 2013 UK

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Labour pledge to kill bedroom tax

Labour will pledge to scrap one of the Conservatives' most controversial policies. Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Liam Byrne explains why. Michael Hancock, skills minister, defends it.

article 21 September 2013 UK
Ed Miliband: we will scrap 'bedroom tax'

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.

article 30 January 2013 UK
The 'bedroom tax' - the key questions

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.

article 26 February 2015 UK
Has 'bedroom tax' killed off this Durham community?

Our report from the County Durham village which residents say is "like Beirut" has raised many questions. Channel 4 News North of England Correspondent Ciaran Jenkins has some of the answers.

article 19 September 2013 UK
How to beat the 'bedroom tax'

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.

video 11 September 2013 UK

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Bedroom tax row: UN official hits back at Tory MPs

UN official Raquel Rolnik puts up a feisty defence against Conservative condemnation and accusations from MP Nadhim Zahawi that she is being used as a "political football".

article 12 September 2013 Politics
Bedroom tax: legal fight 'not over'

Grant Shapps hit back at the UN, saying UK courts approved the so-called "bedroom tax" policy. But Channel 4 News hears that lawyers are continuing to fight it on human rights grounds.

article 17 July 2014 Politics
Clegg's U-turn on 'bedroom tax' is 'not a clear climb-down'

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".

article 19 September 2013 UK
Tenants in arrears 'because of bedroom tax'

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.

article 01 April 2014 Politics
'Bedroom tax' - one year on, is it working?

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?