Resident's 'Bedroom Tax' victory

A blind man has won his legal case against Westminster Council, which ruled he should pay more for his second bedroom. But his solicitors maintained he uses the room for storing equipment.

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Resident's bedroom tax victory

When is a bedroom, not a bedroom? Well according to the law, when it is being used for storage.

Why does it matter? Well it matters to anyone hit by the government's so-called Bedroom Tax.

In the first case of its kind in England, Londoner Surinder Lall's lawyers argued his spare bedroom was actually being used to store vital equipment to help with his disabilty, arguing his full housing benefit should be reinstated. He won.

Our Political Correspondent Simon Harris reports.

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