Review of bedroom tax to be published by the summer recess
- 27 Jun
Lord David Freud has said that the delayed interim review of the bedroom tax will be published by the summer recess.
The welfare minister was quizzed by Baroness Quinn in the House of Lords in October last year and he said the report would published by the spring, reports Inside Housing.
A spokesperson for the Department for Work and Pensions has said that the timeline for the report would be published ‘in due course'.
Lord Freud added that there will be a full report in 2015, when asked about whether the interim report will contain details on how the tax affects people with conditions such as Parkinson's.
He said the DWP are encouraging people to take in lodgers ‘when appropriate' and that housing associations and councils tend to ‘accept' lodgers into their social homes.
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