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Bedroom Tax Campaign

The Bedroon Tax is now with us but we must continue to fight against it.

13,000 millionaires are now getting a tax cut worth £100,000 a year, on average, while over 600,000 households have to find £728 a year to pay the new bedroom tax.

I have done everything that has been expected of me.

I got a job to get out of the benefit trap I found myself in only to find the same system now wants to take back every penny I earn.

I don't deny that I need to pay back but how is this a fair way of letting me do this?"

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How the 'bedroom tax' hits home

Times are tough for the people of Salford – but they are only going to get worse as the Government's benefit cuts kick in.
The Tory 'bedroom tax' will hit more than 5,500 residents living in social housing in Salford. They will, literally, be 'fined' by the Government just for having a spare bedroom.

It is absolutely unbelievable

Of course, the Government's bedroom tax is only part of their cuts that will leave people more vulnerable. The cumulative effect of austerity on families is only now dawning on people.

How heartless and how disgusting

The Government is inflicting unnecessary hardship on vulnerable people, pushing more decent families towards the edge – and then over it.

The Government must think again about these cuts. Austerity isn't working. Their bedroom tax and welfare cuts are a truly shocking reflection of their nasty values. Penalising families on low income, disabled people, our servicemen and women, our foster parents, or those who care for others. It is just not acceptable in the 21st century. Not one bit.

Labour MPs voted against the Tories attack, but no Liberal Democrat MPs did.< This isn't about tough choices, it's about the wrong choices. Join the campaign and tell David Cameron to drop the Bedroom Tax.

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