Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Green Shoots Of Sanity Returning
Spare bedrooms for people in social housing are a luxury the country can no longer afford, a minister has said. Tenants with spare rooms will lose Â£11 a week in housing benefit under changes going through Parliament. Welfare Reform Minister Lord Freud told BBC Radio 4's You and Yours the cuts were needed as the housing benefit bill was "out of control".