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'Bedroom Tax' Protests

Protests are taking place across the Midlands opposing plans to cut benefits for social housing tenants who are deemed to have a spare bedroom - which has been dubbed the 'Bedroom Tax'.

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Bedroom tax campaign takes place in Birmingham

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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