IDS orders re-examination of bedroom tax

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Central Government and also in Housing, Universal Credit

Iain Duncan Smith has ordered a re-examination of the how the coming bedroom tax will affect disabled people. The welfare secretary made the move after charities raised concerns that couples who couldn't share a bedroom because of a disability would be unjustly hit by the new charge. The BBC reported that IDS has already ordered the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to "look again" at the policy. The chief executives of seven charities wrote an open letter to IDS and Chancellor George Osbor...

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