Bedroom Tax

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-05-22
Session date: 
May 22, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1728
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you welcome the decision by councils such as Islington that those affected by the 'bedroom tax policy will not be evicted if they have nowhere else to go. Do you think other London Council's should also adopt this policy?

Answer

Answer for Bedroom Tax

Answer for Bedroom Tax

Answered By: 
The Mayor

As with their use of Discretionary Housing Payments, it is for local authorities to make decisions based on their priorities, needs and housing stock.