Campaigners from across the country have been protesting in Birmingham over the Government's spare room subsidy, otherwise known as the bedroom tax.
It follows the death of a 53-year-old woman from Solihull, who neighbours believe killed herself because she was worried about how she would afford to pay for her spare rooms.
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