Stop the Bedroom Tax (In April 2013): Exempt the reduction in Housing Benefit on 1 or 2 surplus Spare Bedrooms
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Stop the Bedroom Tax (In April 2013): Exempt the reduction in Housing Benefit on 1 or 2 surplus Spare Bedrooms

    1. Angel Grace
    2. Petition by

      Angel Grace

      Swindon, United Kingdom

Across the U.K, People who currently claim for Housing Benefit will see a reduction in the amount of Benefits they receive, because under the new legalisation they are deemed to have one or more spare bedrooms.
So People on very low income, what ever the circumstances claiming Housing Benefit; In April 2013 a person renting, and on Housing Benefit will have to pay approx £11:30 per week for 1 spare bedroom, and approx £20.20 per week for 2 or more spare bedroom.
widows and widowers left in their family home when their children leave and on a low income can lose up to 25% of their housing benefit
We need to get this tax stopped before the homeless multiplies by thousands!
Where are these people going to go?
Please support this cause
I have looked at the rent of one bedroomed flats only to find that sometimes the rent is the same as I am being charged now. Where is the logic on this?

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DAVID CAMERON, STOP THE BEDROOM TAX
Exempt the reduction in Housing Benefit on 1 or 2 surplus Spare Bedrooms
I have looked at the rent of one bedroomed flats only to find that sometimes the rent is the same as I am being charged now. Where is the logic on this?

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[Your name]

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    1. Reached 250 signatures
    2. Decision-maker DAVID CAMERON responds:

      DAVID CAMERON

      Die Cameron You CUNT.


    3. Decision-maker DAVID CAMERON responds:

      DAVID CAMERON

      Why are you denying me the right to a family life? Or is your attempt to reinstall the class barriers your only objective? I have paid into the system ALL my working life and am now a T.L.B! Tax relief for the rich and big business,no on...


    4. Reached 100 signatures
    5. Decision-maker DAVID CAMERON responds:

      DAVID CAMERON

      this will hit the poorest hardest


    6. Reached 50 signatures
    7. Would you write a letter to your Mayor?

      Angel Grace
      Petition Organizer

      I have posted a letter to my Towns Mayor "to urge you and our Council Members to write to the Government urging it to re-examine this Policy.

      Lets See if I get any fed back and their thoughts on this.

    8. Reached 10 signatures

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    • trevor baillie MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 1 year ago

      £21 aweek is a lot of money to lose gangsters in suits that is what they are.

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    • mich ashton LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 1 year ago

      because this affects me directly aswell as many less well off single parents out there and generally affects alot of families who are already struggling to make ends meet

      This government is beyong barbaric and will NEVER EVER GET IN POWER ANYTIME SOON AFTER THE NEXT ELECTION

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    • Ursula Osborne TELFORD, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 1 year ago

      My partner has a mental illness; his current home has three bedrooms. I stay several nights a week to help him, as does our son. He has had the tarrif reduced to account for this but still has to pay for the third bedroom. However, Telford and Wrekin have only 130 one bedroom properties for people to move to. The other suggestion that he should take a lodger is ludicrous and would be most uncomfortable for both the lodger and my partner, who, as a consequence of his schizophrenia, dislikes disruption to his routine in any way. I think to ask him to move from his home would also be difficult. He has a degree of comfort there; he knows the people in the street having lived there for twenty plus years. To have to move would severely disrupt his mental health and be really detrimental to his general well being. He is not the only person who this affects as it has a knock on effect on our whole family group which includes my partners 88 year old mother. His family support group are the ones who have to pick up the pieces caused by the uncertainty and worry that this change in legislation has caused. I know the prime motivation of the government is to save money, but in doing so they are penalising vulnerable people. I know pensioners are exempt, so how about vulnerable people with a mental illness like my partner? It is just as difficult to adjust for them as it is for pensioners, some of whom are only in their late 60s and early 70s. What is our country coming to that we show so little care for those who cannot care for themselves. My partner's father, my father and my mother fought the second world war to bring peace and justice to our country, why should we now be treated in this way.

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    • Julia Martin HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, UNITED KINGDOM
      • over 1 year ago

      I have a child with autism, he cannot share with his siblings for their own safety, Im being penalised on bedroom tax by having to pay an extra £21 per week for one extra bedroom that my son needs. This is on top of the portion of rent I already have to pay!!!

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    • Rachel Cotton READING, UNITED KINGDOM
      • over 1 year ago

      Poll tax in another format. Fought it before, will fight it again.

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