Housing Benefit – how badly are we being misled?

According to David Cameron, in the Guardian, social unrest would have been likely if Housing Benefit payments had not been slashed, he said, yesterday, after claims that his cuts would lead to an influx of poor families from inner cities to hard-pressed suburbs.

It turns out he wasn’t fearing social unrest from all those forced to move (and how do those on benefits pay for that – how do they even travel to look for a new home?**), because of the cuts in housing benefit, but Continue reading