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Part of Welfare Reform and Work Bill – in the House of Lords at 10:15 pm on 27th January 2016.

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Photo of Lord Freud Lord Freud The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions 10:15 pm, 27th January 2016

There will be a review, which will look at how we fund. We have given ourselves a year to come up with that, so clearly they can look to that in the medium term. However, I have already said that we accept that it is urgent to make sure that their immediate concerns are taken off the table, and we are working to make sure, as we look forward to a more fundamental review, that those protections in that short-term period are in place.