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Liberal Democrats and the Bedroom Tax

  At the Liberal Democrat Conference a few weeks ago in Glasgow there were many important debates on taxation, the environment, nuclear weapons and most notably of all, on the economy. The Social Liberal Forum in particular argued passionately to

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SLF in conversation with: Steve Webb MP, Minister for Pensions

Steve Webb spoke to SLF Council member and pensions expert Janice Turner, before many of Steve’s pensions reforms – supported by the Social Liberal Forum – were announced in last week’s Queen’s Speech. Being a minister at the Department for

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Questioning the “bedroom tax”

By Paula Keaveney At the Liberal Democrat Spring Conference recently, I asked three questions about the so called “bedroom tax”. I got a range of answers , although the one that saddened me the most mainly focused on whether the words “bedroom

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