For more information about the bedroom tax debate and details of protests please visit :
Lobby of parliament as it debates abolishing the bedroom tax (Tues 12 Nov,1 Pm) as called for by the Daily Mirror https://www.facebook.com/events/217158738462099/?source=1
Daily Mirror article:
Bedroom Tax: Labour MP Rachel Reeves condemns disgraceful squeeze on hungry families which affects 375,000 children
If you cannot attend please e-mail your MP
Here are same draft e-mails. Try to personalise if possible.
http://marenipolitics.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/mass-email-of-mps-for-opposition-day.html Also a convenient list of MP’s contact details
Please attend if possible, sadly for me distance and ill health prevent me from doing so. If you like me cannot attend please e-mail your MP.
There are about 660,000 households directly affected by the bedroom tax both able and disabled. The bedroom tax is a serious detriment and everyone effected suffers in some way or another. For people claiming benefits who have seen a reduction in income as a result of benefit reforms or, increasingly more common as a result of benefit sanctions, no income at all this is an extra burden and all of them are suffering in different ways.
Read the account of how a homeless veteran is affected by the injustice of the bedroom tax
A HOMELESS Scottish veteran has been hit by the bedroom tax because the temporary accommodation provided by his council has three bedrooms.