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Social Security (Payments on Account of Benefit) Regulations 2013 — Motion to Approve

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 10:30 pm on 13th February 2013.

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Photo of Baroness Lister of Burtersett Baroness Lister of Burtersett Labour 10:30 pm, 13th February 2013

If people know they can get only that amount, they will borrow more than they need at that point, knowing that that is it, whereas, as both of my noble friends are suggesting, you could have £100 here and £100 there, as you need it. I suggest that it would be good to look at this again.