Bedroom Tax: Lord Freud warns councils not to get soft on victims

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http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/bedroom-tax-lord-freud-warns-2011705 By Keir Mudie 30 Jun 2013 00:00

Welfare Minister Freud, who has 12 bedrooms at his two homes, has warned  councils not to “cheat” by reclassifying homes

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Bedroom Tax minister Lord Freud has threatened to ­withdraw hundreds of  millions of pounds from local councils if they get soft on victims. He has issued an ultimatum to local authorities who reclassify rooms so tenants escape the  brunt of the cruel levy. Since the tax was introduced in April, legions of hard-up council  lease-holders have been plunged into arrears. And some town halls are trying to help residents by reclassifying spare  bedrooms as having another use.

But Welfare Minister Freud, who has 12 bedrooms at his two homes, has warned  councils not to cheat. He says in a letter: “Where it is found a local authority  has redesignated properties without reasonable grounds and without reducing  rents, my department would consider ­restricting or not…

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