Bedroom tax exemptions? Not for injured soldiers, disabled children or adults with carers

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UK today!)

The exemptions announced today by the government will not cover most of the people hardest hit by its cruel bedroom tax.

They won’t cover injured ex-military personnel such as Cody Lachey, 29, who served once in Bosnia and twice in Afghanistan before injury forced him to retire and who may be forced to live on the streets by the bedroom tax.

It won’t cover people like Janet Bell – who has had a disability lift installed where there used to be a spare room and now has to pay the tax or move.

It won’t cover people like Fiona Oxley-Goody – mother of her severely disabled son Logan – who will have to find £60 extra a month or move from their specially adapted home.

And it won’t cover couples like Jayson Lowery and his wife Charlotte –  who have been told they have to…

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