The Liberal Democrats have called for a reform of the "bedroom tax" in a dramatic withdrawal of support for the controversial welfare reform.
Speaking to The Mirror, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander said it's time to "take stock and change our approach."
With only one in 20 of affected claimants having successfully downsized, it’s clearly time to take stock and change our approach in this particular area.
Those already in the social rented sector would only see a reduction in their housing benefit if they are offered a suitable smaller home and, crucially, turn it down.
Disabled adults should be treated in the same way as disabled children, by permanently exempting them.
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