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'Bedroom tax' challenge granted

Lawyers representing adults and children with disabilities have won permission to challenge the legality of the Government's so-called "bedroom tax" in the Court of Appeal.

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Legal challenge to 'bedroom tax' is granted

Lawyers representing adults and children with disabilities have won permission to challenge the legality of the Government's so-called "bedroom tax" in the Court of Appeal.

  • An appeal judge has ruled ten test cases should be heard
  • The appeal was granted on the ground they raise issues of public importance
  • Cases illustrate "serious impact" of regulations on disabled people up and down the country in social housing

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