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Part of Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 2:23 pm on 20th October 2015.

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Photo of Seema Malhotra Seema Malhotra Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 2:23 pm, 20th October 2015

The hon. Lady is right, and cuts are being made without any recognition of rising rents and the cost of living that affects household budgets. We cannot make such a move without thinking about the impact on family budgets, particularly of rents.

Several hon. Members rose