A new survey shows 30,000 in the South West will pay the controversial so-called bedroom tax, according to a new survey. It also found that just under 19,000 of those people are disabled.
The tax was introduced three months ago. It means a cut in housing benefit for people in social housing who have spare bedrooms. The survey found that nationally half of all people paying the tax could no longer afford their rent
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