Lib Dem president: Clegg backs change to 'bedroom tax'

Lib Dem president has told ITV News the party, including leader Nick Clegg, wants to change the so-called 'bedroom tax'. Disabled people are suffering "severe financial hardship and distress" as a result of the change to housing benefit, MPs warned.

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Many of those hit by bedroom tax 'can't move house'

The chair of the Work and Pensions Select Committee has said those being hit by the withdrawal of the spare room subsidy are often not those the policy was intended for.

Dame Anne Begg said: "Many of the people being hit by the so-called 'bedroom tax' are in vulnerable groups, very often people with disabilities who can't move house."

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