The very inept UK Government, goes from one stupid assertion to another!
Originally posted on SPeye Joe (Welfarewrites):
All men are capable of rape therefore all men are rapists was one of the strident assertions of the New York feminist movement in the early 1970’s.
Contrast that with what Iain Duncan Smith says about the bedroom tax and I quote directly from a DWP argument put into the Upper Tribunal which says:
a. the Government intended that all rooms that are capable of being used as a bedroom should be classified as such (see for instance DWP circular U6/2013);
The absolute perversity of such a statement is lost on the DWP legal department. It is legally, economically. practically and politically perverse to say a room capable of being a bedroom is a bedroom.
- I can fit a mattress on my bath therefore its a bedroom.
- I can fit a single bed in my bathroom therefore it is a bedroom.
- I can fit a bed into my kitchen therefore…
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