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Labour's Liam Byrne on housing reforms: 'Nowhere for these people to move to'

Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Liam Byrne has insisted that most people confronted with what Labour is calling the "bedroom tax", have nowhere to move.

Mr Byrne said "97% will not be able to move to another property because the properties simply are not available for them."

Hundreds of thousands of households across the UK will be affected by changes to benefits from April, part of government plans for the biggest shake-up of the welfare system for decades.

  • 01 Apr 2013
  • From the section UK
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