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'Bedroom tax' protests

Protests against the so-called Bedroom Tax have been taking place across the UK, in cities including London, Manchester, Birmingham, Belfast and Glasgow.

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'Bedroom Tax' protests expected around Britain

Protests are expected to take place in 53 towns and cities today. Credit: PA

A series of protests are due to take place across the country today against plans to cut benefits for social housing tenants who are considered to be living in a house which is too big for their needs.

Under the Government plans, social housing tenants deemed to have a spare bedroom stand to have their housing benefit cut from next month.

Protests against the so-called 'Bedroom Tax' are expected to take in 53 towns and cities including London, Manchester, Birmingham, Belfast and Glasgow.

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