Grant Shapps 'surprised' at Lib Dems U-turn on 'Bedroom Tax'

Conservative Party Chairman Grant Shapps has said he was "surprised" at the Liberal Democrats dramatic shift on the so-called Bedroom Tax.

Shapps described the policy as "very reasonable" and questioned why the Lib Dems had not raised concerns earlier.

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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.