8 Times Nick Clegg Defended The Bedroom Tax, Before He Finally Opposed It

8 Times Clegg Defended The Bedroom Tax...Before He Finally Opposed It

Nick Clegg has moved to distance the Lib Dems from the bedroom tax, in a major U-turn over the party's support for the unpopular welfare reform.

After an internal government review found that 60% of households hit by the tax were in arrears due to the cut in housing benefit, the Lib Dem leader told LBC radio that "when something isn't working in the way we hoped, we should fix it".

Although Clegg now restyles himself as a bedroom tax critic, HuffPost UK brings you eight moments he would rather you forget from when he was a fervent supporter.

13 February 2013: Clegg backed the bedroom tax to MPs

8 Times Nick Clegg Defended The Bedroom Tax

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