DWP minister suggests families affected by benefit cap could ‘move house’ or ‘take in a lodger’

From The Independent: Government minister Justin Tomlinson has been criticised after he suggested poor families could “move house” or “take in a lodger” to ease financial pressures caused by the benefit cap.

Labour MP Ruth George said: “Take in a lodger? These are large families, they’ve often got three children in one bedroom. How are they going to take in a lodger? Just look at reality here.”

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