bedroom tax

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  • Willott also came under sustained pressure from political opponents over her support for the bedroom tax.
  • The Party fully backs the campaign against the bedroom tax.
  • It said it would abolish Universal Credit and the bedroom tax.
  • In March 2013, a number of Yes Scotland activists promoted the movement at bedroom tax protests throughout Scotland.
  • During the referendum campaign, the party continued to campaign on other issues including the bedroom tax, fuel poverty, equal marriage, and the latest Israel-Gaza conflict.
  • In February 2014 Ian used a ten minute rule bill to attempt introduce legislation that would repeal the Bedroom Tax.
  • As an MP her parliamentary voting record has included opposing the 'bedroom tax' and increasing welfare support for those unable to work due to illness or disability.
  • The Council have recently been criticized for their duplicitous nature and for being spineless in the extreme with regards to the bedroom tax and austerity in general.
  • I am asking specifically about how the disabled people who have been affected by the bedroom tax, the most vulnerable group in society-- Hopkins - Can I respond to it, then?
  • Nash caused controversy in November 2013 when she failed to attend a Labour instigated vote condemning the Bedroom Tax in the House of Commons.
  • In 2013, Sarwar took a strong line in attacking both the "Bedroom Tax" and the Scottish Government for its alleged failure to mitigate its worst effects.
  • In 2013, she came under intense scrutiny by the local Trade Union Council in Harlow for her perceived lack of action on issues such as the Bedroom Tax and blacklisting of trade union workers.
  • Michael Rosen writing in The Guardian has criticised how parents can become liable for what he calls the bedroom tax after only three months following the bereavement of a child - something that inadvertently causes the creation of a "spare" room.
  • In recent years, it has fought the austerity programme of the UK government (in particular calling for the abolition of the bedroom tax), and called for immediate action to mitigate fuel poverty caused by soaring fuel prices.
  • In March 2014 Inside Housing reported that the Liberal Democrats plan to scrap the "bedroom tax" for those who refuse a suitable and reasonable offer of accommodation.
  • Nash has prominently campaigned on issues such as Blacklisting in employment, breaches of the National Minimum Wage, closure of local police stations and the Bedroom tax.
  • Since his election to Parliament, McDonald has campaigned on a number of issues including opposition to the 'Bedroom Tax' (part of the Welfare Reform Act 2012) and the privatisation of the East Coast Main Line.
  • Shapps condemned as an "absolute disgrace" a UN official's critical comments, saying that the official had biased her report by previously being videoed addressing an 'Axe The Bedroom Tax' rally.
  • Underoccupancy Charge (Bedroom Tax) From April 2013 if a claimant is considered to be underoccupying their property, their payment of Housing Benefit will be reduced by 14% for one bedroom and 25% for two or more bedrooms considered to be additional to the claimant's needs.
  • She has continued to campaign hard in her Bolton West Constituency, leading campaigns against the Bedroom Tax, campaigning for lower Energy Bills and calling for better conditions on Bolton's Railways alongside the Bolton News and fellow Labour Bolton MPs David Crausby MP and Yasmin Qureshi MP.