Under-occupancy Penalty

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:35 am on 28th January 2016.

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Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People) 10:35 am, 28th January 2016

First, I gently remind the hon. Gentleman that this is not a tax. Secondly, if it was so desperately unpopular, why are we in government?