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Pensioners hit by 'bedroom tax'

Some pensioners with spare rooms will be hit by reductions in housing benefit under what critics dub the Government's "bedroom tax", the Department of Work and Pensions said. A ComRes poll reveals most of the British public want to delay the tax.

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Majority think 'bedroom tax' should be delayed

A new ComRes poll for The Sunday People reveals that most of the British public want David Cameron to delay the so-called 'bedroom tax' due to come into force in April.

  • 52% of those interviewed said David Cameron should delay the 'bedroom tax' from going ahead.
  • 35% of those who think it should be delayed are Conservative voters.
  • 28% think it should go ahead in April

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