Clause 24 — Universal credit: costs of claimants who rent accommodation

Part of Scotland Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:15 pm on 30th June 2015.

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Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Shadow Minister (Health) 4:15 pm, 30th June 2015

Is not another compelling reason for the effective devolution of housing benefit to the Scottish Parliament that housing policy is already devolved? It would allow the Scottish Government to have a fully integrated housing policy, using those resources much more smartly and, effectively, being able to abolish the bedroom tax.