The bedroom tax: the day afterPosted: November 13, 2013 | Author: julesbirch | Filed under: Bedroom tax, Housing benefit, Social housing, Welfare reform | Tags: bedroom tax vote |Leave a comment
Yesterday’s bedroom tax vote has left me wondering if our political system is capable of righting what is such an obvious wrong.
A Labour motion calling for immediate repeal was defeated by 26 votes – a narrower margin than the government might have expected – while a government amendment effectively saying it is all Labour’s fault passed by 31 votes. Could things have been different?
Read the rest of this post on Inside Edge, my blog for Inside Housing