Defending the coalition’s controversial bedroom tax this afternoon, North East Somerset MP Jacob Rees-Mogg found himself arguing that council tenants should sub-let their spare rooms:
Jacob Rees Mogg explains that the “bedroom tax” will make people better off because it encourages them to get a lodger into the spare room
— Jonathan Walker (@jonwalker121) February 27, 2013
He doesn’t seem to know much about coalition housing policy:
With plummy-vowelled Jacob receiving rental income from a Somerset farmhouse and a property in London, it seems as though “David Cameron’s worst nightmare” is doing enough letting of his own.