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60% more working people in Bromley claiming housing benefit

Research from the House of Commons library has revealed that David Cameron’s cost of living crisis has led to a 60% increase in the number of working people needing to claim housing benefit to pay their rent since 2010.

Research from the House of Commons library has revealed that David Cameron’s cost of living crisis has led to a 60% increase in the number of working people needing to claim housing benefit to pay their rent since 2010.

The huge increase in working people who need to claim housing benefit to help pay their rent is the result of the government’s failure to make work pay, tackle the cost-of-living crisis and build the new homes we need.

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