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Iain Sim Takes #BedroomTax Fight To Cameron In Open Letter

November 17, 2013

Sincere thanks, Sir. Readers, read the letter. Please. It’s heartbreaking.

Iain Sim, Chief Executive has taken the unusual step of writing personally to David Cameron to ask that he intervenes to ‘abolish this most abhorrent of policies – the Bedroom Tax’.

Mr Sim, who has campaigned tirelessly against the Bedroom Tax, was driven to take the fight to the highest level following a recent tribunal ruling, which found in favour of a disabled Coast & Country tenant.

The letter apprises the Prime Minister of the facts of the case, and the hardship and heartache caused to the couple, hard workers who have fallen on hard times due to ill health.

Iain Sim, Chief Executive of Coast & Country, said: “The Bedroom Tax is detestable because it is affecting some of the poorest people in society, who through no fault of their own are living in homes that are classed as too big for them.

“To hear that one couple took on the establishment and won is fantastic news but there are so many more people still affected by this unjust tax.

“I feel so passionately about this issue that I felt that I needed to ensure that the Prime Minister knew just how this policy is affecting real people in their lives. The story of Mr and Mrs A is one of tragedy and certainly not one of ‘scrounging’ from the State.

“I sincerely hope that Mr Cameron feels moved to take some action.”

 A full transcript of the letter is available here and can be used for publication.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. November 17, 2013 9:56 am

    Cameron?, moved to take some action?. Unfortunately because he moves around so well people really believe he’s human and not a heartless robot.

  2. November 17, 2013 5:37 pm

    Reblogged this on Social Awareness.

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