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Commons vote to exempt more people Bedroom Tax passes ...

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Sep 5, 2014 ... The bill was put forward by a backbench Lib Dem MP and received wide support ... If the government won't ditch the Bedroom Tax, then the next Labour government will.” ... made by local councillors who were bracing themselves for the move. ... If you want to support scroungers then fair enough, as a hard ...

NAMED: The 177 MPs who voted YES to the Bedroom Tax after ...

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Nov 15, 2013 ... 177 of the MPs that voted YES to the Bedroom Tax on Tuesday evening, claimed ... Some Labour MPs didn't claim a penny though and are very frugal in ... for MPs that could probably easily afford to pay for a travelodge themselves? .... And a bedroom big enough to accommodate a bed and the wheelchair.

YouGov | Voters want Lib Dems to emphasise difference from the rest

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Feb 23, 2015 ... Stephan Shakespeare: What should the key Lib Dem message be? ... "a message of distancing themselves from their record in government, saying ... policies they supported at the time, such as tuition fees and the bedroom tax. ... be paid if the graduate doesn't ever earn enough, and the scale is (as Clegg .....

Another Lib Dem MP has had enough – and it's great news for the ...

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Jan 9, 2014 ... Lib Dem OAPs have had enough: six of their 11 over 65 MPs are standing down. ... Labour's plan to reduce tuition fees is a tax cut for bankers and lawyers ... Will grass roots LibDems be NOW trying to 'distance' themselves from the ... MSM an open goal to shoot at, which they have and will continue doing.

Unity and distinctiveness: What future junior coalition partners can ...

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May 4, 2015 ... The fortunes of the Liberal Democrats in coalition suggest that their ... in 2014, the Lib Dems voted with Labour to amend the 'bedroom tax'. ... of one of their number within the DWP was not enough to substantially alter its content. ... a distinctive governing legacy whilst distancing themselves somewhat from ...

It may already be too late to save the Liberal Democrats | Social ...

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Sep 30, 2013 ... Smaller parties can only distance themselves from larger coalition partners to a limited extent. ... All five points makes grim reading for Liberal Democrats. ... And in doing so, the study points to just two out of six cases where the .... implement ( academy schools, NHS fragmentation, bedroom tax, etc. etc.) ...

Wings Over Scotland | Parasites on the nation

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Nov 13, 2013 ... LABOUR ABSENTEES (Scottish) FROM BEDROOM TAX VOTE ..... They wrap themselves up and make themselves at home in ... if enough MPs vote the right way in the debate Labour has organised tonight. ... What's the follow-through rates for the different political parties doing what they said they'll do?

Lib/Dem Party | caltonjock

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Feb 20, 2015 ... Posts about Lib/Dem Party written by caltonjock. ... MP's who lived long distances from Westminster and needed a base from ... are allowed if MPs finds themselves on parliamentary duties and too ..... November 2013; Bedroom Tax: Cowardly Scots Lib Dems vote ... I don't care if people have enough to eat.

British Politics Group

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Aug 30, 2015 ... The electoral strategy for the Labour Party over the next five years is incredibly ... The economy was at that time doing relatively well. .... the stock of social homes while others will lose their homes through the 'Bedroom Tax'. ..... the debt, and sought to distance themselves from the Conservatives' app...

Bedroom Tax | Vox Political

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Jul 27, 2014 ... Posts about Bedroom Tax written by Mike Sivier. ... She accused Labour of trying to keep food banks as “its little secret”, forcing .... than the UK – to investigate government policies, but that's not good enough for the Mail. .... do get to lie around all day, doing nothing apart from watching the money rolling in...

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Nick Clegg defends bedroom tax policy shift | Politics | The Guardian

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Jul 17, 2014 ... Labour depicted the move as a cynical bid by the Lib Dems to distance themselves from an unpopular policy less than a year before the ...

Nick Clegg accused of hypocrisy after U-turn on bedroom tax ...

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Jul 17, 2014 ... Nick Clegg moved to distance the Liberal Democrats from one of the coalition's ... bid by the Lib Dems to distance themselves from an unpopular policy less than a year before the election. ... The Lib Dems voted for the bedroom tax. ... People are gullible enough to believe their promises and vote for them.

Lib Dem MPs were right not to play Labour's silly games over the ...

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Dec 18, 2014 ... Funnily enough, Labour's motion did ignore the problems they had caused. ... have to look too far back from 2010 to find examples of the Lib Dems doing the same. ..... The party had an opportunity to distance themselves from a wretchedly bad .... “Liberal Democrats scotch bid to vote down bedroom tax ”.

Bedroom Tax: Lib Dem members demand review of levy for ...

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Sep 16, 2013 ... Bedroom Tax: Lib Dem members demand review of levy for “discriminating against vulnerable" ... It said in large parts of the country there were not enough smaller ... don't have the spare capacity in housing to move people vast distances . ... heart goes out to people who find themselves caught out,” he sad.

Vince Cable on the Lib Dem collapse: the Tories won because fear ...

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May 20, 2015 ... The first was BUT: as in “We think you are doing a great job as our MP” ... Tactical voting is normally embraced by Lib Dems in my part of the world as ... mid-range for an incumbent Lib Dem – but this was not enough. ... But in the event, the Scottish Problem carried a lot more weight than the bedroom tax or ...