'Bedroom tax' protests in Devon and Cornwall today

Many social housing tenants will be affected. Credit: PA

A group of people will be gathering at The Sundial in Plymouth this lunchtime to protest against the forthcoming 'bedroom tax'. Protests will also take place in Exeter and Truro.

Under the new rules about to be introduced, social housing tenants deemed to have too many bedrooms will see their housing benefit reduced.

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'Bedroom Tax' protest

A protest rally has taken place in Exeter against new rules which leave people claiming housing benefits facing deductions for spare rooms.