The UN Special Rapporteur for housing Raquel Rolnik has apologised for using the term "bedroom tax" when she criticised what the Government has officially termed the "spare room subsidy".
In a discussion with Conservative Party chairman Grant Schapps on Channel 4 News, she said:
Bedroom tax is a nickname that everyone is using and I apologise for using the nickname that everybody in the UK, since the first day that I arrived here, was using.
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