Ed Miliband has revealed that Labour would scrap the controversial 'bedroom tax' if his party won the next General Election.
The Labour leader will call the spare room subsidy "a symbol of an out-of-touch, uncaring Tory Government" at his party's conference in Brighton tomorrow.
ITV News Political Correspondent Libby Wiener reports:
Mr Miliband will claim that scrapping 'bedroom tax' can be funded by closing "shady" tax loopholes that help the "privileged few".
He is expected to say:
The Labour leader said today that scrapping the spare room subsidy would end "hardship and unfairness for so many families".
Treasury minister Sajid Javid claimed that Mr Miliband's pledge showed he was "too weak to deliver" on his disciplined borrowing promise.
Opposition to the 'bedroom tax) found.
In a survey of more than 2,000 adults, 79 per cent of Labour supporters said they wanted the policy scrapped, while 65 per cent of voters planning to support the Liberal Democrats in 2015 wanted it to be dropped.