All claimants who are deemed to have at least one spare bedroom will be affected. This includes:
Separated parents who share the care of their children and who may have been allocated an extra bedroom to reflect this. Benefit rules mean that there must be a designated ‘main carer’ for children (who receives the extra benefit)
Couples who use their ‘spare’ bedroom when recovering from an illness or operation
Parents whose children visit but are not part of the household
Families with disabled children
Disabled people including people living in adapted or specially designed property
- Simon Hughes MP
House Of Commons...
- UKIP Southwark Branch
- UKIP Southwark
STOP Welfare Reform Act 2012 Commonly Known as the "bedroom tax"
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