The Government has been accused of hampering an inquiry by MPs into the new Universal Credit benefit system, which found that tens of millions of pounds had been wasted.
SCOTTISH taxpayers have saved £42 million thanks to the introduction of the so-called Bedroom Tax, according to the UK government.
Cutting housing benefit for people deemed to have spare bedrooms has saved Scottish taxpayers £42 million, according to the UK Government.
DEPUTY Prime Minister Nick Clegg is promising action "shortly" to lift the cap that prevents the effective wiping out of the so-called bedroom tax in Scotland.
Housing associations and their tenants have been warned that unaffordable rents could hurt their tenants and damage their own finances, as two thirds of social landlords plan to raise rents ahead of inflation,