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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 2nd July 2012.

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Photo of Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn Labour, Islington North 2:30 pm, 2nd July 2012

Is the Minister aware of the housing crisis throughout central London in the private rented sector, with rents rising well above inflation, housing benefit being capped or cut, and many families being evicted and communities broken up? Is it not time that we lifted the housing benefit level and introduced strict regulation of the private rented sector to preserve families and communities in the inner-city parts of the country?