Foster carers 'penalised' by so-called bedroom tax

Foster carers are among the people who are likely to be hit by what critics have dubbed the government's 'bedroom tax'.

Under the new guidelines, any extra bedrooms in foster carers' home will be regarded as spare rooms, even if they are occupied by children in their care.

ITV News' Correspondent Sejal Karia reports:

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Pensioners hit by 'bedroom tax'

Some pensioners with spare rooms will be hit by reductions in housing benefit under what critics dub the Government's "bedroom tax", the Department of Work and Pensions said. A ComRes poll reveals most of the British public want to delay the tax.