"Bedroom tax"

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-03-19
Session date: 
March 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1640
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you support the Government's decision to row back on a previous commitment to protect supported housing that isn't currently defined by DWP regulations as 'exempt accommodation' from the "bedroom tax"?

Answer

Answer for "Bedroom tax"

Answer for "Bedroom tax"

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The Government has always indicated that it doesn't intend social sector size criteria and a number of other welfare reforms to apply to supported accommodation.