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مشاهدة النسخة كاملة : Poor families could take in lodger to beat benefit cap – minister


eshrag
11-21-2018, 07:47 PM
Junior minister also says families living in poverty could move or renegotiate rent

Families living in poverty because of the benefit cap could consider taking in a lodger to make ends meet, a minister has suggested, prompting a scathing response from the MP questioning him about the system.

Justin Tomlinson, the junior work and pensions minister, told MPs that other ways families could cope with the impact of the cap would be to move, or to seek to renegotiate their rent so it was cheaper.

Continue reading... (https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/nov/21/poor-families-could-take-in-lodger-to-beat-benefit-cap-minister-justin-tomlinson)