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Complainant Name:
Mrs Lynn Ellard

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Daily Mail

Complaint:

Ms Lynn Ellard complained to the Press Complaints Commission, under Clause 1 (Accuracy) of the Editors' Code of Practice, about an article which had inaccurately reported that disabled people were exempt from the so-called "bedroom tax".

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the publication of the following correction in the newspaper and online:

A comment article on 14 March suggested that all disabled people will be exempt from the Government's so-called ‘bedroom tax'. We are happy to clarify that the exemption applies only to the parents of severely disabled children who are unable to share a room.

Date Published: 09/05/2013



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