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The real reason the Lib Dems U-turned on the Bedroom Tax

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The Bedroom Tax U-turn is about dire Lib Dem poll ratings, not principles.

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This government has been a disaster for disabled people

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Under this government, disabled people are twice as likely to live in poverty as non disabled people.

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Was the aim of the bedroom tax always to shift debt from the government to benefit claimants?

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The bedroom tax might be the clearest example of the coalition punishing the poor for the financial crisis.

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People hit by Bedroom Tax choosing between eating and heating

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People hit by the hated Bedroom Tax are choosing between eating and heating, with three quarters cutting back on food bills, according to a new report.

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Majority of SNP MPs absent from bedroom tax vote

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Just two Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) MPs turned up to vote against the bedroom tax in the House of Commons earlier today after a prosal to repeal the tax was put forward by Labour MP Ian Lavery.

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Never mind the 50p top rate: these five cuts really are a false economy

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Five self-defeating cuts which are not only unfair, but fail on the coalition’s own criteria of deficit-reduction.

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Holyrood versus Whitehall on the Bedroom Tax

The Scottish and UK governments are on a collision course over the bedroom tax.

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Bedroom tax ‘iniquitous and inhumane’, say MSPs

The bedroom tax “is iniquitous and inhumane and may well breach tenants’ human rights”, according to a new report.

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SNP and Labour unite to seek bedroom tax repeal

Labour has agreed to work with the SNP to look at legal ways of removing the bedroom tax.

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The Bedroom Tax nine months on

Nine months on from the implementation of the bedroom tax, Gloria Roberts looks at the impact it’s had so far.

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