Under-occupancy Penalty

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 13th February 2013.

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Photo of David Mundell David Mundell The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland 11:30 am, 13th February 2013

In its impact assessment, published on 28 June 2012, the Department for Work and Pensions estimates that 80,000 claimants of housing benefit in the social rented sector in Scotland will be affected by the under-occupation measure.