COMMENT - Tax debate continues

WHATEVER your thoughts about the rights and wrongs of the Government’s bedroom tax, our exclusive report today lays bare the deep concerns of senior figures at Wigan Council and Wigan and Leigh Housing.

Few would argue there are people in receipt of housing benefits who currently possess homes larger than their needs. Fewer still would argue people with a genuine need for an extra room are being hurt financially by the bedroom tax. Which sin is greater is a matter for voters to decide.