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

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Jul 17, 2014 ... ... bedroom tax. There wouldn't be a bedroom tax if it wasn't for the Lib Dems. ... We're doing some maintenance right now. ... The idea of removing benefits for spare rooms seems fair enough to me. ..... How any of them can possibly believe it's possible to distance themselves from this now is just incr...

Lib Dem president will withdraw party's support for bedroom tax ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Tim Farron to oppose bedroom tax in speech and say it has caused 'huge social problems' ... In a speech that will distance the Lib Dems from the controversial tax , Farron .... We're doing some maintenance right now. ..... find a popular way to distance themselves from the policies they helped to put in place.

Liberal Democrat activists condemn bedroom tax | Society | The ...

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Sep 16, 2013 ... People stage a demonstration over bedroom tax outside the Liberal ... Despite the rebellion, Lib Dem members rejected a bid by some activists ...

Bedroom Tax: How Nick Clegg and Lib Dems betrayed poorest - Mirror

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Dec 20, 2014 ... MPs say the Lib Dems' decision to side with the Tories by voting to stick with Bedroom Tax will cost the party dearly come the General Election.

Lib Dems accused of 'hypocrisy' over bedroom benefit rules - BBC ...

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Jul 17, 2014 ... Labour and the Conservatives turn on the Lib Dems after they call for an ... The changes, called the "bedroom tax" by critics but described by ministers as the ... But he said that not enough people had downsized, adding: "It's time to ... What we shouldn't be doing is just paying extra money as a...

The Lib Dems face oblivion – and it's starting to show - Telegraph

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Dec 6, 2014 ... THE Liberal Democrats last night appeared to be in disarray after Nick Clegg boycotted the Autumn ... unlike the cut in the top rate of tax of his “omnishambles” budget. ... Others still that there wasn't distancing enough. ... But they would risk becoming a mere adjunct of them by doing so for a second time.

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 ...

Fear, loathing and the coalition government | Coffee House

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Mar 8, 2013 ... SR13 has become multi-dimensional war: pro-coalition LibDems vs the ... have suffered enough, and that there ought not be across-the-board cuts. ... At Budget time, they demand more tax credits – costing billions – to .... The LibDems have shown themselves to be deeply dishonest and dishonourable.

David Cameron's manifesto mission: persuade voters the Tories are ...

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Apr 14, 2015 ... If Labour spent its manifesto day talking about prudent management of ..... What the party does is probably less important than the motive they're seen to have for doing it. ... Most money is on tax cuts being the headline story of the manifesto. ..... try to distance themselves from these problems which David ...

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.

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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 ... Lib Dems to distance themselves from an unpopular policy less than a year before the election. ... There wouldn't be a bedroom tax if it wasn't for the Lib Dems. .... 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. ... Read more by Caron Lindsay or more about bedroom tax, labour party or Parliament. ... 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 ...

No matter how many Lib Dems try to distance themselves from ...

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Nov 4, 2014 ... The Lib Dem Norman Baker resigned from government. ... Liberal Democrat colleagues in support of this government's callous Bedroom Tax.