Supported Housing: Benefit

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:58 pm on 20th July 2016.

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Photo of John Healey John Healey Labour, Wentworth and Dearne 1:58 pm, 20th July 2016

I am grateful for that confirmation, although we have seen other commitments and timescales come and go. We look forward to hearing from the Secretary of State and will hold him to that. May I correct something he said earlier? It will be from April 2017 that new tenancies will then be affected in April 2018, so these changes will come into effect before 2018 and affect people from April 2017 onwards. That is why it is important that he gets to grips with this problem urgently.