Protests against 'bedroom tax'

Campaigners against the Government's controversial changes to housing benefits - dubbed 'bedroom tax' - have taken to the streets across the UK in protest.

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Campaigners to protest against 'bedroom tax'

Campaigners against the Government's controversial 'bedroom tax' will take to the streets tomorrow across the UK in protest.

Under the proposals, housing benefit payments will be reduced for tenants in council or housing association properties with empty bedrooms.

Protests will take place across the UK tomorrow Credit: Chris Ison/PA Wire

Critics of the 'tax' say it will hit disabled people the hardest as many of them have not been included in the exemptions announced by the Department for Work and Pensions earlier this week.

Some foster carers and families containing someone who serves in the Armed Forces will no longer be affected by the measure.

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