Clash over extra 'bedroom tax' cash

Press Association
File photo dated 25/06/13 of houses in Brighton as surveyors saw house sales lift to the strongest levels in nearly six years in the run-up to Christmas as the market began to
File photo dated 25/06/13 of houses in Brighton as surveyors saw house sales lift to the strongest levels in nearly six years in the run-up to Christmas as the market began to

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%The UK Government has insisted legal changes are not needed for ministers at Holyrood to spend extra cash mitigating the impact of the so-called 'bedroom tax'.

Scotland Office Minister David Mundell said the Scottish Government could commit additional funds for this "whether or not there is a change to the cap on funding for discretionary payments".