Council's housing worries

Newham Council says the government's cap on housing benefit is forcing it to try to send up to 500 families receiving welfare payments to Stoke.

The Olympic borough says it can no longer afford to house tenants on its waiting list in private accommodation.

The labour run authority warns the local private rental sector is under pressure due to the London 2012 games.

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