Miliband to scrap 'bedroom tax' if Labour win election

Ed Miliband has said he will scrap the controversial housing benefit change known by its critics as the 'bedroom tax' if Labour win the next General Election.

Labour leader Ed Miliband will vow to scrap the 'bedroom tax' if his party win the next election. Credit: Jeff Moore/Empics Entertainment

What is the government's controversial 'bedroom tax'?

The Labour leader is expected to tell his party conference in Brighton tomorrow that the spare room subsidy is "hated" and a "symbol of an out of touch, uncaring Tory government."

Labour will finance repealing the 'bedroom tax' by closing tax loopholes "for the privileged few", Mr Miliband will tell his party.

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Labour 'bedroom tax' repeal vow

Ed Miliband has pledged that a future Labour government would scrap the controversial housing benefit change nicknamed the 'bedroom tax' by critics.