'Bedroom tax' death 'very sad case'

The Department of Work and Pensions has said the death of Stephanie Bottrill, 53, from Solihull in the West Midlands is 'very sad but we feel it is not appropriate to comment on this matter at this time.'

The DWP is responsible for implementing the new spare room subsidy (the so-called 'Bedroom tax.')

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'Bedroom tax' suicide

The family of a woman from Solihull who blamed the Government for her death in a suicide note said she was struggling to cope with paying the so-called bedroom tax, the Sunday People has reported.