Disabled still exposed after bedroom tax 'u-turn'

Iain Duncan Smith has just announced [PDF] an important concession on the bedroom tax: foster parents will receive an additional room – as long as they have fostered or been approved to do so in the past 12 months; and parents with children in the armed forces will also be able to claim a bedroom for them – as long as they intend to return to the home.

This is welcome, particularly the implicit recognition that the emergency Discretionary Housing … Read more