The Evening Telegraph report:

It’s one of the most controversial UK Government policies of recent years.

The ‘bedroom tax’ has seen tenants’ housing benefits slashed by up to a quarter if they are deemed to “under-occupy” their homes.

However, new figures reveal that people in city council houses are unable to move to more suitable properties, with thousands on a waiting list for less than a hundred homes.

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