Couple vow to continue ‘bedroom tax’ fight

Kevin and Ann Gresham outside their specially adapted home.

Kevin and Ann Gresham outside their specially adapted home.

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A disabled woman and her husband took up the fight over bedroom tax – and won.

But their victory could be short-lived as they now face having to repeat the battle.

Carer Kevin Gresham can rarely share a room with his wife of more than 40 years, Ann, because she is in near constant pain. He often sleeps in the spare room in their two-bedroom flat in Boothroyd Green, Dewsbury. But government policy says they are not entitled to a spare room and should move to a smaller house or have their benefits slashed.

 

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