Liberal Democrat turnaround on so-called Bedroom Tax

The Liberal Democrats have called for a reform of the "Bedroom Tax" in a dramatic withdrawal of support for the controversial welfare reform. Lib Dem Care Minister Norman Lamb said the evidence was "clear" that the policy was not working.

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'Evidence clearly shows' 'bedroom tax' needs reform

A senior Liberal Democrat defended the party's decision to U-turn on the so-called bedroom tax, as the "evidence clearly shows" the policy is not working.

Tessa Munt told Good Morning Britain there was "no point in bashing your head against a brick wall if something is not working" and that the Government needed to change direction in order to get people into the right housing.

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