The rise and fall of the bedroom tax

Friday 7 November, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event detailsThe rise and fall of the bedroom tax
Organiser name Professor David Cowan
School Law School; University of Bristol
Date 07/11/2014
Time 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue The Recital Room, Victoria Rooms, Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1SA
Speakers

Jules Birch, Inside Housing

Anna Clarke, Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research

Professor David Cowan, University of Bristol

Professor Alex Marsh, University of Bristol

Type of event Panel discussion
Booking link Book via Eventbrite
Abstract

The bedroom tax has been labelled a policy blunder.  In this event, we ask why it was a blunder and how it became a key site of political contestation as well as popular protest.  By looking at the issue from different perspectives – housing, policy, and legal – we can explore how, so far, that policy blunder has managed to survive.  Join us as we ask questions about challenging such blunders and the types of strategies which have been used, whether successful or unsuccessful.

If you have any specific access requirements, please contact thinking-futures@bristol.ac.uk

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