Case shows why bedroom tax is unfair

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LAST week I was drawn to ask another question to the Prime Minister.

I chose to raise the case of Darren Lugg, a disabled man from South Shields who is hit by the Coalition’s unfair bedroom tax.

Mr Lugg’s disability means he needs a specially-adapted bed and can’t share a room with his wife, but under the bedroom tax they are ruled as having a “spare room” and lose out on housing benefit.

 

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