- Pensioners have always been exempt
- Approved foster carers, so long as they have fostered a child, or become an approved foster carer in the last 12 months
- Adult children who are in the Armed Forces but who continue to live with parents
- Severely disabled children should be allowed a room of their own if their condition makes it unreasonable for another child to share with them
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