Archive for January 31st, 2013

January 31, 2013

“No more existential loneliness” under new spare bedroom tax

by philapilus
Drawing of the Nursery Rhyme "There was a...

Fortunately for this old woman, the government DOES know what to do.

The government is trumpeting its proposed ‘spare bedroom tax’, as a watershed moment in combating the sense of isolated despair and ennui that plagues the British people.

The so-called tax consists of a reduction in housing benefit for anybody unfortunate enough to have some space in their social accomodation.

Those afflicted with the misery that is having a room not presently occupied by one adult or two children, will face a reduction in benefit by upto as much as £80 per month.

A government spokesman said “The trouble is that so many people looking around the great empty expanse of their social homes

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