BEDROOM TAX: CARERS FACING DEBT, EVICTION AND FOOD POVERTY

Received from CarersUK

Government failing to protect carers and disabled people

from ‘spare room’ cuts 

Carers are being hard hit by the Government ‘bedroom tax’ cuts to Housing Benefit – despite Ministers’ promises of support to protect carers and disabled people. New research by Carers UK, published 100 days after the introduction of the ‘bedroom tax’ lays bare the shocking impact of the policy on families caring for disabled loved ones. Carers UK interviewed 100 carers affected by the changes, and the findings include:

 

read in full on this link below

 

Bedroom Tax – carers facing debt, eviction and food poverty – Carers UK

 

 

 

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