As the Supreme Court rules on the bedroom tax, other controversial policies are manifestly without details, says Jules Birch
Lawyer Giles Peaker takes a closer look at the implications of the Supreme Court’s bedroom tax judgements
The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of two bedroom tax appeals from families who argued they had suffered unlawful discrimination due to their disability.
The Scottish Government is not ambitious enough in its social security plans and should use its powers to create a new benefit to mitigate against welfare reforms.
The affordability of homes in the North should help retain talented graduates but many still opt for the South, says Carol Matthews
The bedroom tax is failing to free up larger social homes in London, according to research by the G15 group of housing associations.
Capping housing benefits for pensioners risks bringing in a new bedroom tax, says Carol Matthews
The proportion of social housing tenants with rent arrears spiked following the introduction of the bedroom tax, new data reveals.
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A human rights watchdog is to launch an inquiry into the effects of the government’s welfare reforms on minority groups.
The bedroom tax unlawfully discriminates against domestic violence victims and disabled children, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) “must address” local Discretionary Housing Payment criteria which have “unintentionally and unfairly excluded” disabled people from financial support, a parliamentary committee has concluded.
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Lord David Freud has defended the bedroom tax following an official report last week that found just 8% of social tenants had downsized in response to the policy.
Just 8% of tenants hit by the bedroom tax have moved to smaller properties, an official study commissioned by the government has found.
Jules Birch blogs on the long-awaited independent verdict on the impact of the bedroom tax
The Scottish Government has increased its annual housing capital budget by 29%, which it says will allow it to build up to 9,000 affordable homes next year.