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Hull MP backs Commons bid to exempt panic rooms from Bedroom Tax

Apr 29, 2014 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson is backing a Parliamentary attempt to exempt victims of domestic violence from paying the Bedroom Tax on “panic rooms” in their homes.

Safe and sanctuary rooms provide victims of domestic violence with safety from violence and harm and often have reinforced doors and windows, alarms, fire proofing and a direct line to the local police.

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