Already there's a swell of people (claimants) who have had their support reduced who are moving into rent arrears and the councils need to handle this issue.
The UN's Raquel Rolnik (their rapporteur on housing) has made the judgement that UK's "bedroom tax" should be abolished as it punishes the most vulnerable in society.
What are the savings likely to be at the end of the day, well according to some it might end up costing the government money by forcing some tenants out of public sector housing into more expensive private properties.
So what do Nick Clegg and his group of refuseniks think about it - perhaps it wasn't in his list of things he'd not countenance -here's a great piece of background from the 'Huffington Post' which will give you the chanve to hear Nick speaking to a sick lady who is being impacted.
Nick claims he got these things removed but there are vulnerable people who are being coerced into moving home and labelled (again) as scroungers - not sure if it's too late to reconsider this hard hearted policy.
|Yeo in front of a painting|
Tandy on the Radio and Yeo on the Telly
Having mentioned recently what an interesting artist Michael Tandy it was great to hear him amongst other artists talking about what accompaniments they have to their creative workings on BBC radio 4Sound Painting.
Another good arts programme, this time BBC2 TV was the reflection on Jonathan Yeo's portraits on The Culture Show.
One last cultural highlight for now- this Autumn season's Tate Etc. magazine has a nice article by Alain de Botton on some things we can get from Art...