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Cap protests target politicians

Protest group UK Uncut claimed hundreds of people attended demonstrations over the "bedroom tax" and benefits cap at Lord Freud’s home and 20 disabled activists are staging a protest at Iain Duncan Smith’s country home in Buckinghamshire.

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Benefits cap protests outside Lord Freud's home

Around 200 people have gathered outside the home of Baron David Freud, Minister for Welfare Reform, to protest against the so-called bedroom tax and benefits cap.

Protests took place outside what is believed to be Lord Freud's home. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

People played drums and wrote out postcards to send to Lord Freud as they sat outside his home in Highgate, North London, estimated to be worth £1.9 million.

Protesters sit outside the property in Highgate, North London. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Protesters sat in the street on beds and duvets and some held up signs that read, "Who wants to evict a millionaire?"

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