London borough declares bedroom tax "morally right"

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Published by Jon Land for 24dash.com in Housing

Hammersmith & Fulham Council has come out in favour of the Government's bedroom tax saying it is "morally right". The Conservative-controlled London borough argues that the national policy, due to be implemented from April, is a "crucial step" towards reducing the country's £23billion-a-year housing benefit bill, while helping to ease the shortage of family-sized homes for people who really need them. H&F Council has some of the cheapest social rents in inner-London. It costs £...

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