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George Ferguson says there are not enough smaller homes

George Ferguson has released this quote, saying the council will not immediately evict people affected by the new 'bedroom' tax.

An estimated 3,700 of our 28,000 households are likely to be affected by the new spare room subsidy/bedroom tax in particular. If tenants wanted to move we have nowhere near that number of smaller properties for them to swap into, meaning that coping with this change is often outside their control.

– George Ferguson, Bristol Mayor