Housing Benefit Reduction For Those Deemed to have Excess Bedrooms
There have been votes in Parliament on the introduction, and operation of, a policy to restrict housing benefit for those in social housing deemed to have excess bedrooms. This policy has been called the "Bedroom Tax" by Labour and some commentators
We don’t have enough information to calculate Richard Burgon’s position on this issue
However, Richard Burgon has taken part in the following votes on the topic:
On 8 May 2018:
Richard Burgon voted to give local councils the freedom to decide if benefits to cover housing costs should be reduced in respect of excess bedrooms in cases of new local council secure tenancies offered to victims of domestic abuse.