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Higher-earning tenants in social housing to pay more in UK budget

Mr Osborne has pledged to find £12 billion a year in welfare cuts, and will set these out on Wednesday's budget.


CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer George Osborne is likely to start his crackdown on welfare in Wednesday's budget by making higher-earning tenants in taxpayer-subsidised housing pay market rent.

From 2017, people earning more than £40,000 (S$83,000) in London and £30,000 in the