- Rt Hon Ian Duncan Smith MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and to the two Cambridge MPs
- United Kingdom
Please support the CAMBRIDGE CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE ‘BEDROOM TAX’
Cambridge Labour campaigners are working with local tenant representatives and other Cambridge and community organisations to reverse the unjust and damaging Coalition Government ‘Bedroom Tax’ which threatens over 700 local Cambridge families in council rented or housing association homes from April 2013.
Cambridge families with a spare room, and often little money, will be hit a massive financial penalty of £700 a year or being forced to move out of their homes from April, including 600 council tenants and well over 100 Housing Association tenants too.
Money that many badly need for their astronomic winter energy bills or basics like food, and higher bills than larger families next door with the same housing.
Many families with disabled members will also be hit.
Perhaps the many Tory and LibDem MPs with spare bedrooms will also offer to pay this tax instead. We doubt it though.
Help us reverse the iniquitous new tax.
Please SIGN OUR PETITION to Coalition Ministers and local MPs ONLINE of if we call on you and back our campaign against this LibDem and Tory plan to hurt hundreds of the least well off families in Cambridge.
We the undersigned are opposed to the new 'size criteria' for housing benefit claims in the social rented sector or 'Bedroom Tax'.
We call on the Government, and our two Cambridge MPs, to support immediate legislation that will repeal these changes in the Welfare Reform Act 2012.
The Cambridge Labour Petition Against the Bedroom Tax petition to Rt Hon Ian Duncan Smith MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and to the two Cambridge MPs was written by Cambridge Labour Party and is in the category Politics at GoPetition.