No room in civilised nation for this cruel tax on poor

MOVING home is one of the most stressful events any of us will go through in our lives - yet this is being imposed on the sick and vulnerable.

THE bedroom tax dominated last week’s Question Time as the Welsh audience in Cardiff tore into Lib Dem and Tory politicians trying to defend the indefensible.

I expected to witness similar scenes the next night in Ayr, where David Dimbleby’s brother Jonathan was hosting Any Questions, the Radio 4 rival to his show.

I was a panel member and wondered how another guest, the Scottish Lib Dem MP and UK women’s minister Jo Swinson, would defend a policy that hurts so many disabled people and poor families.

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