READ THE LATEST UPDATE FROM LIAM BYRNE MP
First, let me say thank you. Since the campaign launched last week our supporters have done a brilliant job highlighting David Cameron’s rotten Bedroom Tax, putting enormous pressure on the Government to think again.
David Cameron is getting this so wrong because he and his ministers are completely out of touch. His Government is preparing to give 13,000 millionaires a tax cut worth an average £100,000, while more than half a million households that are home to a disabled person will lose £700.
And he doesn’t understand the real impact this policy will have on families. In Hull, where I launched the campaign last week, 4700 people will be affected by the Bedroom Tax – and there are just 73 properties available for them to move into.
So it’s not just unfair, it’s unworkable.
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions