Scots authorities spend £3m to lessen bedroom tax impact

By MJ reporter | 03 June 2015

Local authorities in Scotland have spent £3m more than originally predicted last year to mitigate the impact of the bedroom tax.

Figures released by the Scottish Government show that councils spent £50.5m on discretionary housing payments to top up benefits, which had been cut by the spare room subsidy in 2014/15.

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