Covid-19: Economic Costs - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:08 pm on 28th July 2020.

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Photo of The Bishop of Rochester The Bishop of Rochester Bishop 12:08 pm, 28th July 2020

My Lords, this is a complex matter, because economic, social and other community matters often go hand in hand. It is clear that many who have in these circumstances been bearing economic burdens are among those who are also the most socially disadvantaged. Bearing in mind the context of the forthcoming spending review, can the Minister give an assurance that the Government will take care to address the needs of such groups, including, for example, those affected by the benefit cap and those housed in the private rented sector, where repossession cases come before the courts again from later in August?