Two thirds of those hit by "bedroom tax" are disabled

According to the government's impact assessment, almost two thirds of tenants affected by the so-called "bedroom tax" are from households that contain someone who is disabled.

  • 660,000 social housing tenants to be affected by 'bedroom tax'
  • 420,000 of these households contain someone who is disabled

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'Bedroom tax' in the Midlands

Anti-cuts activists will be in Birmingham today, in protest at the Government's welfare changes. UK Uncut said it will highlight the effect of the so-called bedroom tax, with protesters expected to take beds with them to the demonstrations.