Staffordshire news and blogs Sunday 21 January 2018


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Bedroom tax is for social good

26 Sep 14

JACK Dromey’s article of two weeks ago focused on the spare room subsidy, with a one-sided presentation of the situation.

Under Labour, the housing benefit bill doubled to 21billion. By way of comparison, the entire education budget is about 90bn and the NHS 125bn (2012).While the housing benefit bill increased, the taxpayer was paying for people living in social housing to live in homes that were bigger than they needed.This cannot be right when…

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