Work and Pensions Committee report on the ‘Bedroom Tax’

Reforms to the support provided for housing costs – including the Social Sector Size Criteria (SSSC) (also known as the ‘Bedroom Tax’ and the ‘Spare Room Subsidy’) and the household Benefit Cap – are causing financial hardship to vulnerable people who were not the intended targets of the reforms and are unlikely to be able to change their circumstances in response, say the Work and Pensions Committee in a report published Wednesday 2 April.

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